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    Yesterday, 07:18 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Pics this AM show it unaffected, so looking worse than it was is likely. Not to mention this thing was over-built Steampunk style.
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    Yesterday, 07:17 AM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Static fire + slow-mo + fireball (01:48) + slow-mo https://youtu.be/JKyZ_7ZjabU
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    Yesterday, 05:10 AM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    StarHopper Static Fire Bit of a fireball at the end, rather Delta IV-ish, but out quickly. Maybe a hose?
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    2019-Jul-16, 07:16 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Scott Manley has done a video about the explosion report https://youtu.be/6P063KnI5NI
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    2019-Jul-15, 10:49 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    The conversation seems to center around a titanium check valve leaking NTO into a helium pressurization line during the fill. When pressurization of...
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    2019-Jul-15, 08:05 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    This is about the explosion during a Crew Dragon thruster test. SpaceFlight Insider @SpaceflightIns SpaceX has a teleconference set for later...
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    2019-Jul-15, 05:22 PM
    The last internal images published (based on CAD renders) was 2018 when Starship had a pressurized volume of 825 cubic meters in a 9 meter hull. It...
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    2019-Jul-14, 05:46 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    At Cocoa, I spy an inverted dome between the cargo and propulsion modules. Lower dome, waiting for the thrust structure? Omar Izquierdo ✈ @izqomar...
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    2019-Jul-13, 08:58 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Thrust vector control tests last night, with more tests building up to a static fire before the hop. https://youtu.be/3pD5CZZfnYk
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    2019-Jul-13, 07:07 AM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    New drone video of the Cocoa FL Starship site. Very shiny! Pad for a large structure going in at the rear of the lot. Etc. ...
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    2019-Jul-12, 06:34 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    NOTAM (notice to airmen) for the Starship Hopper hop https://tfr.faa.gov/save_pages/detail_9_0258.html
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    2019-Jul-12, 09:18 AM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Elon Musk ✔ @elonmusk Raptor engine mounted on Starhopper. Aiming for hover test Tues. | ~20m up & sideways for first flight. Mk1 Starship...
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    2019-Jul-11, 09:29 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Initially, one. It has 170t of thrust, the (overbuilt & heavy) Hopper is about 50-60t + propellants. Good enough for the low altitude hops. Later...
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    2019-Jul-11, 06:38 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Raptor SN6 has arrived for next week's Starship Hopper test Chris B - NSF @NASASpaceflight SN6 Raptor is being installed on to Starhopper at...
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    2019-Jul-10, 08:40 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Beach closure at Boca Chica for a Starship Hopper hop attempt on July 17 (1400-2000 Central), with backups of the 18th (1400-2000 Central) and the...
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    2019-Jul-10, 04:43 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    The FAA has issued a Starship Hopper flight permit ...
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    2019-Jul-10, 07:02 AM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    :clap: Reagan Beck @bluemoondance74 In the midst of some amazing sounding tests of likely Merlins in the SpaceX McGregor area, I believe I heard...
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    2019-Jul-10, 04:53 AM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Long burns tonight. Look for hop attempts next week. The early part of this shows the shipping container which was being used for welding...
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    2019-Jul-10, 12:41 AM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    In the 2018 update SpaceX said refuelling Starship in a high elliptical orbit gets them to the lunar surface and back. Felix @gatoparlante...
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    2019-Jul-09, 11:07 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    It's a Japanese busnessman who wants to take artists etc. along. Lunar free return trajectory was the plan, but that could evolve as Musk has been...
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    2019-Jul-09, 04:07 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Sounds like an electrical fire. ESA is now listing the Starship #dearMoon manned lunar free return mission in 2023, and a manned Blue Origin...
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    2019-Jul-08, 07:11 AM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Good SN6 news Reagan Beck @bluemoondance74 Replying to @elonmusk and 4 others Was the 50sec expected-Raptor SN6 test tonight considered a...
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    2019-Jul-07, 11:41 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Anton Gromov @tossha_spb Replying to @elonmusk @atlasobscura You know what else sounds like fun? Starship presentation! | Elon Musk ✔ @elonmusk...
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    2019-Jul-07, 05:42 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Roger Holt @RogerLewisHolt I thought I would do a composite image of all of the Boca Chica Starship components assembled. It looks like only 3 more...
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    2019-Jul-07, 03:25 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Elon Musk ✔ @elonmusk Exciting progress in Boca! Hopper almost ready to hover. Based on tonight’s test, looks like 600 Hz Raptor vibration problem...
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    2019-Jul-06, 10:46 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Only a few segments left.... Mary @BocaChicaGal Another busy morning here at Boca Chica. Removal of the protective film has started. The...
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    2019-Jul-05, 07:45 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    AIUI, down the road a tad from Coastal Steel is a boat/barge mooring.
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    2019-Jul-05, 07:44 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    SafeNotAnOption @SafeNotAnOption (Rand Simberg) History may record the absurdity of current planning for Artemis while this was happening in south...
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    2019-Jul-05, 02:57 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Builds/flights will be at both sites, with Starships Mk-1 and Mk-2 being built now. The question about Boca Chica for Super Heavy flights in that...
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    2019-Jul-05, 02:16 AM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    This https://www.nasaspaceflight.com/2019/05/spacex-ssto-starship-launches-pad-39a/ Goes with Thomas Burghardt @TGMetsFan98 SpaceX has a...
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