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    Today, 01:44 AM
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    From Ars Technica, who is now at Boca Chica... Eric Berger @SciGuySpace T-8 days until the Starship event in South Texas. This is a monstrous...
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    2019-Sep-17, 05:19 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    The uncorrected image could make for a neat painting, or print-on-canvas. Elon Musk ✓ @elonmusk Droid junkyard. Tatooine. Corrected
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    2019-Sep-15, 05:45 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Boca Chica Austin Barnard🚀 @austinbarnard45 SpaceX crews are hard at work today, with the completion of the StarShip main body stack. In the...
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    2019-Sep-14, 03:06 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Boca Chica The windbreak is getting covered. 3 more "ringwalls" (build platforms) will soon be built. They're mounted what's likely to be...
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    2019-Sep-12, 09:12 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    SuperDraco test videos at the first link SpaceX ✔ @SpaceX Ahead of our in-flight abort test for @Commercial_Crew—which will demonstrate Crew...
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    2019-Sep-11, 11:30 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Weird...that was a copy/paste. Must be more spellcheck weirdness....
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    2019-Sep-11, 06:37 AM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Boca Chica The first of 3 new Starship/Super Heavy ringwalls (build stands) is almost ready to pour, targeting a total of 5. This really is...
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    2019-Sep-10, 12:03 AM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Starship Mk1: test flight 1 Full size vehicle: 55+ meters tall, 9 meter fuselage + legs & fins FCC STA (temp. radio frequency allocations) ...
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    2019-Sep-09, 08:23 PM
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    Viv @flcnhvy Replying to @elonmusk @tarimnazmi After Mars, what’s next? Moons of Jupiter? | Elon Musk ✔ @elonmusk Ceres, Callisto, Ganymede &...
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    2019-Sep-09, 06:33 PM
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    Falcon 9 has a fineness ratio of 19.13 (70m ÷ 3.66m) while Starship+Super Heavy is a thoroughly conventional 13.11 (118m ÷ 9m). A straight scaled 18m...
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    2019-Sep-07, 09:56 PM
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    An 18 meter vehicle diameter would allow them to make the stack shorter while still multiplying cubic volume, and provide other efficiencies. ...
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    2019-Sep-05, 09:58 PM
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    The Crew Dragon In-Flight Abort (IFA) test is looking like early to mid Q4. The crewed Crew Dragon mission (DM-2) to ISS comes after the review of...
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    2019-Sep-04, 07:05 PM
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    Cocoa Starship Mk-2 site post hurricane Dorian. No visible damage https://youtu.be/MMHqr3GF6U8
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    2019-Sep-04, 02:49 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    ESA and SpaceX had a days old agreement Aeolus would do the maneuver, so what SpaceX missed out on was the later updates. They never were going to...
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    2019-Sep-02, 10:56 PM
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    BIG convoy of trucks...more than shown. Kevin Hehmeyer @spaceXcentric Looky at what @BocachicaMaria1 just sent me. Confirmed to be the guts of...
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    2019-Sep-01, 02:14 AM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Uhhhh... Frei Raum @Freiraum77 Replying to @elonmusk @SpaceX please build a 12m diameter version later :-) i really loved the first design!...
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    2019-Aug-31, 08:41 PM
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    Sprung structures are hurricane rated, surviving Katrina with minor exterior damage. They've survived use at the poles, in the ME deserts, etc. .
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    2019-Aug-31, 04:22 AM
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    Starship Mk2 is tucked away in the Cocoa Sprung structure Steven Keagle @flasteve321 #STARSHIP Is now ready for #dorianhurricane safely in the...
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    2019-Aug-30, 06:25 AM
    Wow... :whistle: https://arstechnica.com/science/2019/08/nasa-inspector-general-begs-congress-to-let-space-agency-do-its-job/
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    2019-Aug-29, 01:59 PM
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    One usually reliable source at NSF said a bit of the thrust vector control system shook loose at touchdown. The yellow plume has too many...
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    2019-Aug-29, 02:00 AM
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    YAY!!! Evelyn Janeidy Arevalo @JaneidyEve Replying to @elonmusk and 3 others When will the first Starship Mk1 test flight be? | Elon Musk ✔...
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    2019-Aug-29, 01:28 AM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Whatever flew it wasn't a COPV, all 4 of those were present & accounted for that evening. Perhaps ground gear/debris or a lower part blown away by...
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    2019-Aug-28, 04:55 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Everyday Astronaut's 4k video, with repeats for different audio and framing. #2 has the audio of him going bonkers https://youtu.be/lsoS6C0uzGY
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    2019-Aug-27, 11:31 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Elon Musk ✓ @elonmusk One day Starship will land on the rusty sands of Mars https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1166488383113158657
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    2019-Aug-27, 10:58 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    There's a LOT of construction coming up; the legs and fins being attached to both Starships, the Mk2 (Coco FL) Starship being transported to KSC,...
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    2019-Aug-27, 10:11 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    YES!!!! Water tanks CAN fly!!
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    2019-Aug-27, 09:57 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    SpaceX stream is live https://youtu.be/bYb3bfA6_sQ
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    2019-Aug-27, 09:01 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Lab Padre StarHopper stream https://youtu.be/g8CSgRpPT0o
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    2019-Aug-27, 08:57 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Today's Starship Mk2 video from Cocoa FL shows the hangar door progressing, and 19+ Super Heavy ring segments. https://youtu.be/6G0z1QS9qHI
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    2019-Aug-27, 05:55 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Today's attempt Window: 1600-1900 Central, 1700-2000 Eastern, 2100-0000 UTC
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