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    Today, 11:34 AM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    BINGO!! Pre-burner test and 3-engine static fire https://youtu.be/FLZFMaJsxYM
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    Yesterday, 07:27 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Another SN-08 test tonight CT: 2100 - 0600 (Boca Chica) ET: 2200 - 0700 UT: 0200 - 1100 https://youtu.be/Ky5l9ZxsG9M
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    Yesterday, 12:41 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Short static fire or pre-burner test at 1:06, and the payload module is being stacked.at the construction site https://youtu.be/AyVDueIIZbY ...
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    Yesterday, 03:58 AM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Kimi has made a great new Starship animation showing the engine gimbals, leg & fin actuation, etc. https://youtu.be/h1mAWWBMMNA
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    2020-Oct-18, 06:07 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    StarLink 13 in the books. This is >800 satellites, enough for the public beta. Gateways being installed in Australia & New Zealand, Canada's...
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    2020-Oct-17, 07:26 PM
    This wasn't the *big* Starship update, which will likely come after SN-08's 15km flight attempt. He did, however, mention, Starship Tanker...
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    2020-Oct-16, 09:39 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Not much other than toughen things up when this pad was repaired. The static fire test will be Sunday. Musk will be speaking at Mars Society 2020,...
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    2020-Oct-16, 06:58 AM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    October is running a StarLink sale... StarLink 13 Date: October 18 Time: 0825 Eastern (1225 UT) StarLink 14 Date: October 21
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    2020-Oct-16, 06:55 AM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Sounds like a pre-burner test tonight.
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    2020-Oct-16, 01:09 AM
    Supercluster.com has a long article on Europa Clipper; visited the lab, interviews, etc. ...
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    2020-Oct-15, 09:53 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Possible 3-engine static fire tonight Window is 2200-0700 Eastern LabPadre is installing a seismograph :cool: https://youtu.be/Ky5l9ZxsG9M
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    2020-Oct-15, 01:03 AM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    NASA is paying for a large scale Starship propellant transfer test. The betting is it'll be between the main LOX tank and LOX header tank, which is...
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    2020-Oct-14, 03:24 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Got marshmallows?
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    2020-Oct-13, 10:35 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    The FCC has announced qualified bidders for the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund Phase I auction (RDOF). The fund will spend up to $20.4 billion to get...
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    2020-Oct-13, 07:30 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    What's likely the SN-08 nose cone w/LIX header tank and drag fin mounts has moved into the low bay. Looks like it's time to integrate it with the...
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    2020-Oct-13, 03:50 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    I think they want to fly before Musk's Starship update later this month.
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    2020-Oct-12, 08:30 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Austin Barnard🚀 @austinbarnard45 SpaceX's Starship SN8 now has all three Raptors mounted into the aft compartment. We are only a mere few days away...
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    2020-Oct-12, 05:09 AM
    And it sounds like Space Force will have spacecraft, both small mini-stations & labs in cislunar space and crew vehicles. Sierra Nevada Corp got the...
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    2020-Oct-11, 06:56 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Starship SN-08 engine integration underway, starting with Raptor SN-39 https://twitter.com/austinbarnard45/status/1315360940641136641
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    2020-Oct-11, 03:44 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Sounds like the SN-08 fun's starting; 3 Raptor engines headed to the pad.
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    2020-Oct-10, 08:46 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Crew Dragon Crew-1 is delayed to mid-November to finish a review of the GPS-3 abort.
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    2020-Oct-10, 07:11 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    ITAR = International Traffic in Arms Regulations Elon Musk @elonmusk Replying to @Neopork85 @Caspar_Stanley and 6 others Tiles will be on hot...
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    2020-Oct-10, 01:49 AM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    After Apollo interest waned, then came back for the first and last series of Shuttle launches. In the middle I travelled to launches which were...
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    2020-Oct-10, 12:46 AM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Test next year, 80 tonnes of payload ...
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    2020-Oct-09, 04:07 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Locals say the Falcon Heavy debut drew more people to the area than they'd seen since the 1960's. SN-08 passed it's cryogenic tests. On to the...
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    2020-Oct-08, 12:02 AM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    The remote Hoh Tribe in WA had little to no connectivity, now they have StarLink. https://twitter.com/thesheetztweetz/status/1313943517429891073...
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    2020-Oct-07, 06:01 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    A small leak after last night's SN-08 nitrogen cryotest... Elon Musk ✓ @elonmusk Cryo pressure test succeeded, but a small leak opened up near...
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    2020-Oct-06, 06:23 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    One or two ships missing is just luck and the uncertainties of low altitude winds. The fairings use GPS steerable parafoils, so they can program...
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    2020-Oct-06, 12:25 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    StarLink 12 Perfect launch, dead-effing-center landing (#3 for this stage). 1 fairing caught & 1 in the drink & being recovered. Waiting for...
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    2020-Oct-05, 09:09 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Flyover of the Boca Chica facilities, this time including the new methane farm... https://youtu.be/iEwaKeTwZ5M
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