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Re: SpaceX Texas launch site Discussion and Updates - Thread 12
« Reply #2160 on: 07/25/2023 05:47 pm »
https://twitter.com/cnunezimages/status/1683878217147461633

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Pouring Cement - Image Taken: July 25, 2023

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Re: SpaceX Texas launch site Discussion and Updates - Thread 12
« Reply #2161 on: 07/28/2023 02:46 am »
https://twitter.com/spacex/status/1684685769406046210

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After initial activation, a full-pressure test of the new Starship flame deflector is planned for Friday

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Re: SpaceX Texas launch site Discussion and Updates - Thread 12
« Reply #2162 on: 07/28/2023 02:51 am »
https://twitter.com/harry__stranger/status/1684734780452302848

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2 Starships and 1 Booster.

High-resolution satellite imagery captured SpaceX's Starbase test sites on 2023-07-26 17:01:46 UTC.

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Re: SpaceX Texas launch site Discussion and Updates - Thread 12
« Reply #2163 on: 07/28/2023 02:49 pm »
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Hope you all brought your bathing suits!

A few clips of the OLM at Starbase ahead of the big water deluge test.

nsf.live/starbase

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Re: SpaceX Texas launch site Discussion and Updates - Thread 12
« Reply #2164 on: 07/28/2023 04:26 pm »
When NSF goes live can someone post it here?
thx
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Re: SpaceX Texas launch site Discussion and Updates - Thread 12
« Reply #2165 on: 07/28/2023 05:34 pm »
https://twitter.com/nasaspaceflight/status/1684980192077291520

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Starbase Orbital Launch Mount (OLM) Steel Plate Water Deluge System FULL test:

Live commentary:

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Re: SpaceX Texas launch site Discussion and Updates - Thread 12
« Reply #2166 on: 07/28/2023 05:38 pm »
 thx man   ;D
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Re: SpaceX Texas launch site Discussion and Updates - Thread 12
« Reply #2167 on: 07/28/2023 06:12 pm »
https://twitter.com/nasaspaceflight/status/1684990065938706452

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WOW! Full Starbase OLM Water Deluge System Test.

**HEADPHONE WARNING!**

youtube.com/watch?v=bJwQTFÖ

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Re: SpaceX Texas launch site Discussion and Updates - Thread 12
« Reply #2168 on: 07/28/2023 06:15 pm »
Does NASA Spaceflight have any plans to fix their microphone? The ear explosion is coming from a broken microphone, not the sound of the water system itself. It likely got broken during the previous launch. When a microphone gets damaged from overpressure it starts doing this kind of thing.
« Last Edit: 07/28/2023 06:19 pm by mlindner »
LEO is the ocean, not an island (let alone a continent). We create cruise liners to ride the oceans, not artificial islands in the middle of them. We need a physical place, which has physical resources, to make our future out there.

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Re: SpaceX Texas launch site Discussion and Updates - Thread 12
« Reply #2169 on: 07/28/2023 06:16 pm »
That was definitely a deluge!
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Does NASA Spaceflight have any plans to fix their microphone? The ear explosion is coming from a broken microphone, not the sound of the water system itself. It likely got broken during the previous launch.

Thatís not a broken microphone, itís audio level clipping.
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Re: SpaceX Texas launch site Discussion and Updates - Thread 12
« Reply #2171 on: 07/28/2023 06:25 pm »
https://twitter.com/theprimalspace/status/1684992781268193282

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A full water deluge test has been completed at Starbase! 💦

📹: @LabPadre

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Re: SpaceX Texas launch site Discussion and Updates - Thread 12
« Reply #2172 on: 07/28/2023 06:26 pm »
Does NASA Spaceflight have any plans to fix their microphone? The ear explosion is coming from a broken microphone, not the sound of the water system itself. It likely got broken during the previous launch.

Thatís not a broken microphone, itís audio level clipping.

I know what audio level clipping is and it is not that. (Though in a sense you could call it audio level clipping because the microphone is damaged and clips.) A damaged microphone in this way will have normal volume levels from say 0% to 40% and then suddenly at 40% starts acting it was clipping at 100%. I've experienced this myself personally with damaged equipment. Listen to the tail end of the video clip and try to figure out how that is clipping when the surrounding audio is so quiet. It wouldn't be doing that.
LEO is the ocean, not an island (let alone a continent). We create cruise liners to ride the oceans, not artificial islands in the middle of them. We need a physical place, which has physical resources, to make our future out there.

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Re: SpaceX Texas launch site Discussion and Updates - Thread 12
« Reply #2174 on: 07/28/2023 06:27 pm »
Almost as noisy at as the actual launch (for the higher frequencies).

Can't wait to see what that looks like with a static fire!

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Re: SpaceX Texas launch site Discussion and Updates - Thread 12
« Reply #2175 on: 07/28/2023 06:28 pm »
Does NASA Spaceflight have any plans to fix their microphone? The ear explosion is coming from a broken microphone, not the sound of the water system itself. It likely got broken during the previous launch.

Thatís not a broken microphone, itís audio level clipping.
You should have heard the 7/24 popping sounds.
 None of the recordings came close to showing how loud it was. It was the first time I was worried about hearing damage, including SN4 detonating.
 The 31 engine static fire didn't sound nearly as loud and I was less than 2 miles from that.
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Re: SpaceX Texas launch site Discussion and Updates - Thread 12
« Reply #2176 on: 07/28/2023 06:40 pm »
Does NASA Spaceflight have any plans to fix their microphone? The ear explosion is coming from a broken microphone, not the sound of the water system itself. It likely got broken during the previous launch.

That’s not a broken microphone, it’s audio level clipping.
You should have heard the 7/24 popping sounds.
 None of the recordings came close to showing how loud it was. It was the first time I was worried about hearing damage, including SN4 detonating.
 The 31 engine static fire didn't sound nearly as loud and I was less than 2 miles from that.

I'm not sure I follow what you're saying. You're saying 31 raptor engines are quieter than a water jet? That doesn't quite make physical sense. If the water had that kind of energy it would eat away/destroy the steel inside the plate (see industrial water cutter).
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LEO is the ocean, not an island (let alone a continent). We create cruise liners to ride the oceans, not artificial islands in the middle of them. We need a physical place, which has physical resources, to make our future out there.

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Re: SpaceX Texas launch site Discussion and Updates - Thread 12
« Reply #2177 on: 07/28/2023 06:58 pm »
https://twitter.com/theprimalspace/status/1684992781268193282

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A full water deluge test has been completed at Starbase!

: @LabPadre

This shows a lot better how the volume levels shouldn't be clipping and filmed from only a couple hundred feet away.
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LEO is the ocean, not an island (let alone a continent). We create cruise liners to ride the oceans, not artificial islands in the middle of them. We need a physical place, which has physical resources, to make our future out there.

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Re: SpaceX Texas launch site Discussion and Updates - Thread 12
« Reply #2178 on: 07/29/2023 02:53 am »

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Re: SpaceX Texas launch site Discussion and Updates - Thread 12
« Reply #2179 on: 07/29/2023 02:56 am »
twitter.com/spacex/status/1685042643531923456

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Full-pressure test of Starship flame deflector

https://twitter.com/spacex/status/1685043032616509440

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Additional view of Starship flame deflector test

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