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    Today, 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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    Yesterday, 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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    Yesterday, 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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    Yesterday, 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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    Yesterday, 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 itís 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
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    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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    2020-Sep-06, 09:48 AM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    They're already talking about a larger Starship - up to 18 meters.
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    2020-Sep-06, 08:36 AM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    RVac is for the 3 outer ring Starship engines and won't gimbal. The center cluster will have 3 sea level engines which gimbal for landings &...
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    2020-Sep-05, 09:00 AM
    SLS needs the boosters to lift *ANY* payload off the ground; the core stage's 4 RS-25's put out about 7,440 kN (1,670,000 lbf), which is less than a...
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    2020-Sep-05, 06:54 AM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    SN-10 o_0 https://twitter.com/BigPony8/status/1302076721680744448
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    2020-Sep-05, 01:06 AM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Enter: Raptor Vacuum (RVac) The space version of Raptor... 2k pic, 3840 image at the tweet @SpaceX The first Raptor Vacuum engine (RVac)...
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    2020-Sep-04, 10:25 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Super Heavy's launch table is kinda huge https://twitter.com/cnunezimages/status/1302003267585691657
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    2020-Sep-04, 06:10 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    The talk of larger rings is about Musk saying the base diameter of Super Heavy being 10 meters to better accommodate the engine count. ...
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    2020-Sep-04, 04:03 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Think of it as the propulsion module of a larger vehicle. The cylindrical shape is form following function. Next week there is a road closure,...
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    2020-Sep-04, 03:37 AM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Austin Barnard🚀 @austinbarnard45 Sep 3, 2020 SN6 DID IT!!!!! | Elon Musk ✓ @elonmusk Starship SN6 flew a similar hop to SN5, but it was a much...
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    2020-Sep-03, 06:29 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Klingon for "Success!" Usually expressed loudly while pounding your chest ;) (Yes, I own a bat'leth)
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    2020-Sep-03, 05:53 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Qapla' !!! Little bit of a fire from a small tube at the bottom of the skirt that flared previously, but the water cannon put it out.
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    2020-Sep-03, 05:48 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    SN-06 10 min siren has gone off, hop attempt soon https://youtu.be/Ky5l9ZxsG9M
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    2020-Sep-03, 01:18 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    SpaceX has been SANDBAGGING!! AGAIN!!! The launch host reported they already have StarLink satellites up with laser inter-satellite links, and...
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    2020-Sep-03, 12:40 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    No. StarLink v1.0 Launch 11 (12 with v0.9 test birds, which are being deorbited) Funky music. This will be the 2nd launch this week, and...
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