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    Today, 05:28 AM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    And it's changed again - no static fire, flight on December 2. Thomas Burghardt @TGMetsFan98 (NASASpaceFlight) The Starship SN8 test flight is...
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    Yesterday, 09:59 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    SN-08 Static fire: Tuesday, December 1 Launch dates Primary date: Thursday December 3, 2020 Window: 0900 - 1800 Eastern Secondary...
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    Yesterday, 02:05 AM
    Mitochondrial issues can sometimes be resolved by using melatonin.
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    Yesterday, 02:03 AM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Cool. Wonder if they had a helo & fairing half out there for catching practice?
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    2020-Nov-29, 09:34 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Static fire Monday, flight NET Wednesday - winds are a factor https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1333123173815087111 ...
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    2020-Nov-29, 03:52 AM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Vehicles progress report... https://twitter.com/brendan2908/status/1332680353039847426
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    2020-Nov-29, 02:15 AM
    This wasn't a Trump idea. The creation of a Space Force has been debated in the US Govt. for decades, more an issue of "When?" not "If," and when it...
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    2020-Nov-27, 09:40 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Maiden flight of Cargo Dragon 2. It has the same airframe as Crew Dragon but no human life support system, no SuperDraco escape system, and an...
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    2020-Nov-27, 02:48 AM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    5 & 6 are likely to serve as a trophy and the Lunar Starship mockup's lower part. The rest will do envelope expansion, modified as earlier birds...
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    2020-Nov-26, 07:34 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Starship SN-09 has stacked her nose cone & fins, and SN-10's propulsion module gets its fins next week. https://youtu.be/IsMbxe3Kzeo
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    2020-Nov-25, 09:18 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    WRT SN-08 15km success; ~33%, but Musk's been known to sandbag when replying to the media (CNBC in this case). We'll see. Elon Musk ✓ @elonmusk...
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    2020-Nov-25, 03:21 AM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    StarLink 15: Perfect launch Touchdown #7 for B1049!! In second stage coast StarLinks deployed
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    2020-Nov-25, 02:37 AM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Static fire video https://youtu.be/44QaEfGJFWc
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    2020-Nov-25, 01:11 AM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    SN-08 Elon Musk ✓ @elonmusk Good Starship SN8 static fire! Aiming for first 15km / ~50k ft altitude flight next week. Goals are to test 3 engine...
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    2020-Nov-24, 05:59 AM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    StarLink 15 SCRUB: weather in the recovery zone. Date: November 24, 2020 Time: 2113pm Eastrrn (0213 UT)
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    2020-Nov-24, 02:26 AM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    The FAA is evaluating a new Environmental Assessment for Starship launches from Boca Chica.This is expected because Starship & Super Heavy are far...
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    2020-Nov-23, 09:43 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    StarLink 15 Date: November 23, 2020 Time: 2134 Eastern (0234 UT) Booster: B1049.7 (7th flight) https://youtu.be/J442-ti-Dhg
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    2020-Nov-23, 06:07 AM
    docmordrid replied to a thread Rocket Lab in Space Exploration
    Qapla' !! https://twitter.com/Peter_J_Beck/status/1329728110749597697
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    2020-Nov-22, 07:30 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread Rocket Lab in Space Exploration
    This is just fantastic, though 'chutes won't work for medium and heavy boosters. That said, I'd love to see them compete with larger vehicles...
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    2020-Nov-22, 07:23 PM
    Agreed. IMO it wouldn't take much to turn Dragon into an Orion-killer at half the mass and a tiny fraction of the per-mission cost. Not doing this...
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    2020-Nov-22, 03:56 AM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Agreed. I'd rather have SpaceXers do it, but it was NASA & ESA's bird.
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    2020-Nov-21, 06:05 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Sentinel 6 landing https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1330203008836247558
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    2020-Nov-21, 05:39 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Sentinel 6 Well, those NASA folks sitting outside around a card table had a helluva view of launch and the RTLS landing! Impressed, they were.
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    2020-Nov-21, 03:17 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Sentinel 6 from Vandenberg (NASA/ESA) Date: November 21, 2020 Time: 0917 Pacific, 1217 Eastern (1717 UT) https://youtu.be/aVFPzTDCihQ
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    2020-Nov-21, 07:47 AM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    ASDS Just Read the Instructions now has 2 StarLink dishes... https://twitter.com/julia_bergeron/status/1329924788253560835
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    2020-Nov-21, 05:48 AM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Starship SN-08 ground test schedule Date: November 23 Window: 1000 - 2200 Backup date 1: November 24 Window: 0900 - 1800 Eastern
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    2020-Nov-17, 11:17 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Quick! Someone send Dmitry Rozogin a recipe for crow! ;)
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    2020-Nov-17, 11:01 PM
    Crew Dragon is the least of it. Dragon has about 9.3 cubic meters of pressurized volume, about the same as a Ford Transit L2H2 cargo van (9.5 m3)....
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    2020-Nov-17, 10:24 AM
    During a presser NASA's Kathy Lueders, head of Commercial Crew, said during this mission Crew Dragon will not only serve as a lifeboat but also as a...
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    2020-Nov-16, 03:24 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    And...SpaceX is said to have one of the most powerful CFD systems anywhere, developed by a SpaceXer who spent time at Brookhaven and collaborating...
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