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Re: SpaceX Boca Chica - Production Updates - MASTER Thread (5)
« Reply #40 on: 10/18/2021 12:32 am »
The first huge propellant tank was moved to the orbital tank farm from the propellant production site.
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Re: SpaceX Boca Chica - Production Updates - MASTER Thread (5)
« Reply #41 on: 10/18/2021 12:33 am »
LOX delivered to the orbital tank farm.
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Re: SpaceX Boca Chica - Production Updates - MASTER Thread (5)
« Reply #42 on: 10/18/2021 03:48 am »
One of the two recently delivered large Methane tanks was moved to the Launch Site, Skates for the Chopstick Carriage were installed on the Launch Tower, and Liquid Oxygen was delivered to the Orbital Tank Farm for the first time.

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Re: SpaceX Boca Chica - Production Updates - MASTER Thread (5)
« Reply #43 on: 10/18/2021 10:35 am »
Frankencrane has raised a giant loadpsreader over the past little while. Looks like today or tomorrow may be the day the chopsticks lift!

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Re: SpaceX Boca Chica - Production Updates - MASTER Thread (5)
« Reply #44 on: 10/18/2021 02:16 pm »
One cryoshell is being moved around at the Sanchez site prior to today's first closure. Now heading towards the gate.

Update: And now on the move.

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Re: SpaceX Boca Chica - Production Updates - MASTER Thread (5)
« Reply #47 on: 10/18/2021 06:07 pm »
Cryoshell being hooked up to crane. The catch-arms are also being hooked up for their lift.

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Re: SpaceX Boca Chica - Production Updates - MASTER Thread (5)
« Reply #48 on: 10/18/2021 07:03 pm »
Ship 20 is prepped for Static Fire testing as soon as today, work on Boosters 4 and 5 continues, and Ship 21 begins to take shape.

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Re: SpaceX Boca Chica - Production Updates - MASTER Thread (5)
« Reply #49 on: 10/18/2021 08:37 pm »
Cryoshell has been lifted off its SPMTs.

Update: Lift off

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Re: SpaceX Boca Chica - Production Updates - MASTER Thread (5)
« Reply #50 on: 10/18/2021 11:40 pm »
Ship thrust dome has been sleeved.
Power washing the other huge propellant tank.
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Re: SpaceX Boca Chica - Production Updates - MASTER Thread (5)
« Reply #51 on: 10/18/2021 11:45 pm »
Cryo shell 8 was transported to the Orbital tank farm.
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Re: SpaceX Boca Chica - Production Updates - MASTER Thread (5)
« Reply #52 on: 10/18/2021 11:48 pm »
There's a new crane at the Wide Bay site.
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Re: SpaceX Boca Chica - Production Updates - MASTER Thread (5)
« Reply #53 on: 10/18/2021 11:51 pm »
Work continues on the Booster thrust simulator.
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Re: SpaceX Boca Chica - Production Updates - MASTER Thread (5)
« Reply #54 on: 10/18/2021 11:54 pm »
Parts.
New crane has been raised.
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Re: SpaceX Boca Chica - Production Updates - MASTER Thread (5)
« Reply #55 on: 10/18/2021 11:59 pm »
Cryo shell 8 lift.
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Re: SpaceX Boca Chica - Production Updates - MASTER Thread (5)
« Reply #56 on: 10/19/2021 12:23 am »
New intermittent transport closure for tomorrow, Tuesday Oct 19, 9:30am - 11:30am

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Re: SpaceX Boca Chica - Production Updates - MASTER Thread (5)
« Reply #57 on: 10/19/2021 06:01 am »
A new Starship Aft Dome was sleeved outside the Production Tents. Meanwhile, the second to last Cryo Shell for the current Orbital Tank Farm rolled out and was lifted into place.

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Re: SpaceX Boca Chica - Production Updates - MASTER Thread (5)
« Reply #58 on: 10/19/2021 01:20 pm »
Final cryo shell is rolling!

Edit: shell moved to Remedios exit, closure for roll starts in 25 minutes

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Re: SpaceX Boca Chica - Production Updates - MASTER Thread (5)
« Reply #59 on: 10/19/2021 02:46 pm »
The final Cryo shell and another large storage tank (same one as one rolled the other day) are rolling out to the launch site!

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