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    Today, 05:08 PM
    The other shoe drops Jim Bridenstine ✔ @JimBridenstine In partnership with @ENERGY, we’ve completed successful tests of #Kilopower, a new nuclear...
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    Today, 09:01 AM
    US space nuclear power memorandum. This necessitated by NASA's development of Kilopower; a compact, simple and relatively inexpensive space...
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    Today, 05:42 AM
    https://twitter.com/ulalaunch/status/1164386855632216065 ULA ✔ @ulalaunch The countdown has begun for this morning's #DeltaIV rocket launch of...
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    Today, 02:01 AM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    StarHopper: updated dates Dates: August 26, 27, 28 Times: 1500 - 0100 Eastern http://www.co.cameron.tx.us/wp/space-x/
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    Yesterday, 11:53 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Boca Chica This is the bulkhead between the liquid oxygen and liquid methane tanks Mary @BocaChicaGal This morning the common bulkhead was...
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    Yesterday, 11:14 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Road closures for today were cancelled. The FAA AST office does launch/landing licenses and they're in the midst of a congressionally mandated...
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    2019-Aug-20, 07:52 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Update mid-September, perhaps about the time Mk-2 is heading for KSC. Odds are when it's being transported there'll be quite a crowd watching,...
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    2019-Aug-20, 07:48 AM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Stephen Clark @StephenClark1 (SpaceflightNow) SpaceX’s Koenigsmann: We have Falcon Heavy as the product for cargo services in support of NASA’s...
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    2019-Aug-19, 10:24 PM
    https://spacenews.com/chinese-commercial-rocket-smart-dragon-1-reaches-orbit-with-first-launch/
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    2019-Aug-19, 10:09 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    News report https://youtu.be/A7N8DpB0HeQ ...
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    2019-Aug-19, 08:57 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Cocoa FIFTEEN rings ready! Whatever's being built next it's going to go fast, likely Super Heavy. Methinks new toolking has snuck in. It...
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    2019-Aug-18, 09:49 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Starship is a seriously large vehicle.
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    2019-Aug-18, 07:51 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Control surfaces!! Mary @BocaChicaGal A section of Starship's fin/leg was delivered to the Boca Chica assembly site this morning. ...
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    2019-Aug-18, 03:20 AM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    I'd like to see a nuclear propulsion option for Starship. Both sites removed the top few meters of the nose cone and worked on them at ground...
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    2019-Aug-17, 07:15 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Just a reminder that as of July 22 the Super Heavy booster is heading into Thunderbird 3 territory with leg-mounted engine fairings. We'll see if...
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    2019-Aug-16, 05:52 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Cocoa is getting an exit road to a highway, and power lines along that highway are being buried. Getting ready to move after the stacking &...
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    2019-Aug-16, 03:56 AM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Mk-1 nose cone removal https://youtu.be/zi7kQICkfVQ
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    2019-Aug-15, 10:57 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Given the above ⬆️ Boca Chica Mk-1 They've brought down the upper few meters of Mk-1's nose cone. Perhaps it's also getting control fins &...
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    2019-Aug-15, 07:39 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    build fly crater? fix fly again rinse, wash, repeat He definitely doesn't like paralysis by analysis.
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    2019-Aug-15, 07:24 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Brian ✈ @flying_briann Heres a 360° view of the Cocoa #starship Shes getting so big �� | Elon Musk ✓ @elonmusk Stacking fairing & tanks soon,...
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    2019-Aug-15, 05:16 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Hop & road closures rescheduled August 19-21 (Monday-Wednesday)
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    2019-Aug-14, 02:58 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    F9/FH are to get Class 3 RUAG fairings, allowing them to fly the largest USAF/NSA satellites. Instead of having the current 11 meter long internal...
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    2019-Aug-14, 07:58 AM
    Sierra Nevada Corp Dream Chaser live webcast They may be announcing its maiden and first operational flights under the CRS 2 ISS cargo program....
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    2019-Aug-14, 01:27 AM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Drones are already banned in the area by the local authorities. One moron buzzed the StarHopper site so low and often it impacted employee safety &...
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    2019-Aug-13, 11:14 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    I've seen speculation it's crash/fire clearance, but that's unconvincing in light of the lower clearances for the 20 meter hop.
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    2019-Aug-13, 05:57 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Boca Chica StarHopper FAA NOTAM Cleared to 8,000 feet :confused: https://tfr.faa.gov/save_pages/detail_9_9032.html
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    2019-Aug-12, 07:38 PM
    The Bigelow Aerospace expandable BEAM module's performance has been so good it's cleared to stay attached to ISS until 2028. Space News...
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    2019-Aug-12, 06:10 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Someone mentioned they may have tack welded the doors together, tack weld this assembly to mount 'em as a unit, attach the hinges, then cut the tack...
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    2019-Aug-12, 05:42 AM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Cocoa, FL Looks like the bay gets a fabric cover, and there are at least 9 more rings waiting - several in the yellow box and another out of...
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    2019-Aug-09, 11:31 PM
    Vector announced they released their CEO. We'll see if there's a forward plan.
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