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Re: SpaceX F9 : Starlink v1.0 L10, Rideshare : August 18, 2020
« Reply #161 on: 08/21/2020 06:57 pm »
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Time lapses from today’s lift of Falcon 9 B1049.6. Great showcase of humans for scale.

Lots of cool things to spot here! @SpaceX @elonmusk

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Re: SpaceX F9 : Starlink v1.0 L10, Rideshare : August 18, 2020
« Reply #162 on: 08/22/2020 01:11 am »
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Zen views of B1049.6 to start the weekend off right 🧘‍♀️🚀

I love the man toasting the fleet from his beach chair 🏖️ @SpaceX @elonmusk

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Re: SpaceX F9 : Starlink v1.0 L10, Rideshare : August 18, 2020
« Reply #163 on: 08/22/2020 07:37 am »
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Gridfins need love too.
These are for you @w00ki33

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Can I join the party?

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Can I join the party?

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Re: SpaceX F9 : Starlink v1.0 L10, Rideshare : August 18, 2020
« Reply #164 on: 08/22/2020 07:50 am »
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B1049
SIX
#Falcon9

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Alright, who stepped on the booster with a giant boot? Huh? I know this booster has been used but dang, that's just abuse. 😏
#B1049 #Falcon9
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Re: SpaceX F9 : Starlink v1.0 L10, Rideshare : August 18, 2020
« Reply #165 on: 08/25/2020 01:52 pm »
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2nd landing leg retraction just completed 920 pm et -#Spacex  crane crew hard at work ! 1st done at 830 am. b1049.6 #Starlink @PortCanaveral

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2/4 legs raised #SpaceXfleet
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Re: SpaceX F9 : Starlink v1.0 L10, Rideshare : August 18, 2020
« Reply #166 on: 08/25/2020 02:53 pm »
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3rd landing Leg retraction (front) started 10 am . Crane crew intervened during several pauses for piston work. Done 1045 am. 9 merlins uncovered

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Re: SpaceX F9 : Starlink v1.0 L10, Rideshare : August 18, 2020
« Reply #167 on: 08/25/2020 04:22 pm »
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All legs Up!! Last landing leg at rear retracted successfully 1125 am ET by crane crew - #spacex historic  1st 6th launch/landed Falcon 9 1st stage B1049.6 @PortCanaveral

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Re: SpaceX F9 : Starlink v1.0 L10, Rideshare : August 18, 2020
« Reply #168 on: 08/25/2020 05:28 pm »

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Re: SpaceX F9 : Starlink v1.0 L10, Rideshare : August 18, 2020
« Reply #169 on: 08/25/2020 06:14 pm »
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Historic 6x recyc #SpaceX #Falcon9 booster B1049.1 tilted/lowered horiz 1255PM ET today-after workers successfully retracted all 4 landing legs this AM @PortCanaveral.1st stage to be shipped to Cape/likely reused for new record setting 7thlaunch future #Starlink maybe by year end

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Re: SpaceX F9 : Starlink v1.0 L10, Rideshare : August 18, 2020
« Reply #170 on: 08/26/2020 04:27 pm »

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Re: SpaceX F9 : Starlink v1.0 L10, Rideshare : August 18, 2020
« Reply #171 on: 11/22/2020 06:36 am »
Per Wikipedia, SkySats have a mass of 110 kg, so 3 SkySats mass at 330 kg, requiring 2 Starlink sats to be dropped from the flight.

I don't know the mass of the SkySat launch adapter, but if Starlink sats mass at 260 kg wet, 2 dropped Starlink sats would reduce the payload mass by 520 kg, not 330 kg. There are almost 200 kg of payload mass unaccounted for, an extra SkySat could have been flown (or the SkySat launch adapter is very heavy).

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Re: SpaceX F9 : Starlink v1.0 L10, Rideshare : August 18, 2020
« Reply #172 on: 11/22/2020 06:49 am »
Per Wikipedia, SkySats have a mass of 110 kg, so 3 SkySats mass at 330 kg, requiring 2 Starlink sats to be dropped from the flight.

I don't know the mass of the SkySat launch adapter, but if Starlink sats mass at 260 kg wet, 2 dropped Starlink sats would reduce the payload mass by 520 kg, not 330 kg. There are almost 200 kg of payload mass unaccounted for, an extra SkySat could have been flown (or the SkySat launch adapter is very heavy).

IIRC, SkySats required higher deployment orbit. That's the reason for "unaccounted" kilograms.

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Re: SpaceX F9 : Starlink v1.0 L10, Rideshare : August 18, 2020
« Reply #173 on: 11/22/2020 01:28 pm »
The orbit for Skysats didn't seem that different, the orbit for the Blacksky sats was a good bit higher.  The rideshare adapter is sizable, and then the adapter for the Skysats was on top of that:
https://forum.nasaspaceflight.com/index.php?topic=51258.msg2119979#msg2119979

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