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    Today, 06:38 AM
    Italy joins the Artemis program Google Translated... ...
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    Yesterday, 08:54 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    @SpaceX Static fire test complete targeting Tuesday, September 29 for Falcon 9's launch of the GPS III Space Vehicle 04 mission ...
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    Yesterday, 08:28 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Starship SN-08 cryo-testing Primary date: Tuesday, September 29 Secondary date 1: Wednesday, September 30 Secondary date 2: Thursday, October 1...
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    Yesterday, 11:33 AM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Raptor Vacuum (RVac) breaths fire! And as promised, RVac can also fire at sea level o_0 This RVac B, good for currently planned missions...
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    2020-Sep-23, 10:41 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    You need to look close, but they're doing fin actuator tests on SN-08. https://twitter.com/brendan2908/status/1308880652868235265
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    2020-Sep-23, 06:53 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    SPadre @SpacePadreIsle Starship SN8 to rollout to pad tomorrow morning for first round of testing Sunday!!! 🤪🤩🚀 Nose cone likely installed after...
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    2020-Sep-23, 04:42 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Not missing a beat... Boca Chica road closures Primary Date: September 27, 2020 Backup Dates: September 28 & 29, 2020 Time (all dates): 2200...
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    2020-Sep-23, 02:34 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    They haven't said yet. Musk will likely tweet it.
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    2020-Sep-23, 12:26 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Next up: prepping SN-08 for her 18km/60,000ft flight https://twitter.com/brendan2908/status/1308621425612173317
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    2020-Sep-23, 11:54 AM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Twitter video of SN-07.1 going POP! https://twitter.com/NASASpaceflight/status/1308708407713705984
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    2020-Sep-23, 01:07 AM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Mary's up with the chickens, then stays up for late night tests. She's earning that NSF press pass. SN-08 is getting her main fins Super Heavy...
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    2020-Sep-22, 02:04 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Again o_O SN-07.1 survived the night again SN-08 exits the Mid-Bay with fin attachments. Image cropped, ...
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    2020-Sep-20, 06:35 PM
    Agreed, and Boeing's really in the woodshed over this and other screwups. Meanwhile, Dream Chaser faces its own challenge; it's married to the...
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    2020-Sep-19, 02:39 AM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    They need to give the west Atlantic weather time to clear. Peak of cyclone season.
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    2020-Sep-18, 12:36 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    It's true. Musk keeps track of Mary's work on NSF and he watches the LabPadre streams. Mary now has a press pass via NSF..
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    2020-Sep-17, 06:46 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Yup, SN-08 is a full airframe. Prop & pressure tests, static fire, post-fire checkup, another static fire, then the 20km/60,000ft hop & skydiver...
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    2020-Sep-17, 11:25 AM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    StarLink v1.0 Launch 12 SpaceX @SpaceX Targeting September 17 at 2:19 p.m. EDT for Falcon 9 launch of 60 Starlink satellites from Launch Complex...
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    2020-Sep-17, 10:18 AM
    With the USAF, companies, and universities, progress is being made on a rotating detonation engine for flight and launch. ...
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    2020-Sep-17, 09:51 AM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    SN-07.1 was moved to a cheaper stand for Thursday night's test to failure (no need to do a boomski on the "good one.") After that the full...
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    2020-Sep-15, 04:14 AM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Erc X Sep 14, 2020 You know its Endgame when SN8 does this. #SpaceX #Starship #ElonMusk | Elon Musk @elonmusk Pretty accurate simulation,...
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    2020-Sep-14, 04:25 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Not yet, but Musk will do a Starship update at Boca Chica in late October. He also hinted a flight before then.
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    2020-Sep-14, 03:16 PM
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    Party Time! Chris B - NSF @NASASpaceflight SpaceX Boca Chica test schedule becoming clearer thanks to Elon. SN7.1 Test Tank, then the flagship...
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    2020-Sep-13, 12:37 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    They've talked about flying out over the Gulf - then, if the engines start properly, doing a divert back over land to the landing pad. If the engine...
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    2020-Sep-12, 06:27 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    SN-08 to fly to 60,000 feet (18,288 meters) Wow... :D
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    2020-Sep-12, 01:37 AM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Starship FCC Special Temporary Authority (STA) for flights to 20 km (12.43 miles) from October 11, 2020 to April 11, 2021. This FCC permit is for...
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    2020-Sep-11, 06:20 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Liquid nitrogen cryotesting of SN-07.1. If they successfully completed all tests the next step should be a test to destruction, see what it can take.
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    2020-Sep-11, 08:30 AM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    StarLink v1.0 Launch 12 Date: September 17 Time: 1417 Eastern (1817 UT)
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    2020-Sep-11, 02:51 AM
    NASA wants to buy moon rocks from commercial companies Request For Quotations...
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    2020-Sep-09, 05:50 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    The RocketCam sights and sounds of a Falcon 9 launch and landing. Headphones recommended. https://youtu.be/lXgLyCYuYA4
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    2020-Sep-06, 06:13 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    SN-06 has been placed on the transportation mount for a trip to the shipyard. Next up: likely the SN-07.1 test tank. Ground Support Equipment &...
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