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    2021-May-16, 07:54 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    All the above deserve to be in a SpaceX museum. Two Falcon 9's are already on display B1019: SpaceX HQ Hawthorne, CA. First landed booster...
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    2021-May-16, 01:56 AM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    It's a shiny metal thermal shield, reflecting the sky and part of the tower. When they started recovering fairings that area was getting pretty...
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    2021-May-15, 10:43 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Starlink 26 ~30 min to stream... https://youtu.be/tdgg_qwj-hI
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    2021-May-15, 05:36 AM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Pre-launch the fuelling pipes in the skirt of Starship receive CH4 & LOX through Super Heavy - no prop umbilicals. These are recycled for...
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    2021-May-14, 07:40 AM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    SpaceX has also scored a $53M NASA contract to demonstrate in-orbit propellant transfer... SpaceX ✓ @SpaceX NASA has selected Starship for a...
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    2021-May-14, 06:39 AM
    Kathy Leuders is NASA's Associate Administrator of the Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate (HEOMD). Da Boss over crewed space...
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    2021-May-13, 10:18 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Starship Orbital Test Flight NET June 20th, 2021 On March 16, 2021 Elon Musk expressed the goal of performing a Starship orbital test flight...
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    2021-May-13, 04:58 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    StarLink + Google Cloud... (Been expecting this since Google & Fidelity invested $1B in 2015) ...
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    2021-May-13, 04:03 AM
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    More likely move something, maybe parts for that monster Liebherr 11350 crane they're assembling. Earlier they hauled an elevator system to the...
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    2021-May-13, 02:36 AM
    Surprise, surprise... ...an OldSpace Congresscritter proposes another $10B for the Human Lander System (HLS) program so Blue Origin's National...
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    2021-May-12, 10:55 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Boca Chica Road/beach closure Friday; 1100 - 0100 Eastern.
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    2021-May-11, 08:10 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    SN-15 moving to Pad B for a possible re-launch... https://twitter.com/bocachicagal/status/1392124872617250817
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    2021-May-11, 08:07 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    The emissions from a reactor are not an insurmountable problem. If they're designing a reactor which can be shut down after a "burn" and it has a...
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    2021-May-11, 04:46 AM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    It may be better to think in terms of "fast transit between where and where?" DoD has contracted with Sierra Space (SNC spinoff) to adapt Dream...
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    2021-May-10, 08:43 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Here's their thinking... https://www.darpa.mil/news-events/2021-04-12
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    2021-May-10, 06:12 AM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    StarLink 26 Date: May 15, 2021 Time: 1858 Eastern (2258 UT) Pad: LC-39A Booster: B1058.8 Booster landing: ASDS Of Course I Still Love You...
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    2021-May-10, 02:11 AM
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    General Atomics got the contract... ...
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    2021-May-09, 11:06 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    ASDS A Shortfall of Gravitas https://spacexfleet.com/where-is-a-shortfall-of-gravitas-droneship And, Octagrabber #3 is being built in...
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    2021-May-09, 10:06 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    DoD/DARPA's DRACO program is targeting an NTR demonstration mission by 2025, the goal being propulsion modules for reducing the response time of...
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    2021-May-09, 04:15 AM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Starlink 27 webcast 10th use mission https://youtu.be/J71s2KmkSrc
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    2021-May-09, 02:25 AM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    There have been many vehicles with "Star" in their name who never went to Alpha Centauri; F-104 Starfighter for one. It's just branding. Some...
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    2021-May-08, 03:07 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    From Dr. Thomas Zurbuchen, NASA Associate Administrator for the Science Mission Directorate Bio:...
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    2021-May-08, 02:08 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    StarLink 27 (skipping 26 because it's a Rideshare and a payload isn't ready) Schedule risk: weather in the landing zone Elon Musk ✓ @elonmusk...
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    2021-May-08, 05:24 AM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Vehicle progress, https://twitter.com/_brendan_lewis/status/1390872503359213568
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    2021-May-07, 05:53 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    We have a fire suspect; an errant thermal blanket. https://twitter.com/StarshipGazer/status/1390480757890637826
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    2021-May-07, 09:51 AM
    So far the "Biden space policy" is the Trump space policy. Ditto their Space Force policies.
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    2021-May-07, 09:45 AM
    We'll see if they make it...
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    2021-May-07, 06:57 AM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    SpaceX has 4 Crew Dragon civilian spaceflight missions that have been made public, 1) Inspiration4, a charity fundraiser for St. Jude's Children's...
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    2021-May-06, 03:13 AM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    https://www.spacex.com/vehicles/starship/
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    2021-May-05, 11:39 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    To me it looks like the fire is at the quick disconnect. Now that they have one not-disassembled they can figure it out.
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