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Re: SpaceX Boca Chica - Production Updates - MASTER Thread (5)
« Reply #820 on: 06/16/2022 04:15 am »
Crews work on the Chopsticks as SpaceX prepares to rollout Booster 7 for static fire testing. Booster 7 currently has all 33 Raptor 2 engines installed.

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Re: SpaceX Boca Chica - Production Updates - MASTER Thread (5)
« Reply #821 on: 06/16/2022 01:28 pm »
https://twitter.com/bocachicagal/status/1537426576819757058

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The top of the can crusher is being transported to the launch site. 🤩🚀

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Re: SpaceX Boca Chica - Production Updates - MASTER Thread (5)
« Reply #822 on: 06/16/2022 01:52 pm »
https://twitter.com/nasaspaceflight/status/1537432721554694146

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There's something you don't see every day.

Top of the can crusher heading to the launch site.
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Re: SpaceX Boca Chica - Production Updates - MASTER Thread (5)
« Reply #823 on: 06/16/2022 02:40 pm »
https://twitter.com/bocachicagal/status/1537444786222706688

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This is the first common EDOME that I have seen sitting outside the tents at Starbase. 🤩🚀

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Re: SpaceX Boca Chica - Production Updates - MASTER Thread (5)
« Reply #824 on: 06/17/2022 02:23 am »
Booster 7.1 test tank is rolling out to the launch site.
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The Can Crusher Test Stand Cap was moved to the Launch Site, B7.1 Test Tank was moved onto a transport stand, and the SpaceX LR 11000 Crane was moved around at the Launch Site.

Video and Pictures from Mary (@BocaChicaGal) and Nic (@NicAnsuini).
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The Orbital Launch Pad continues to be prepped for testing ahead of Booster 7, the new building near the Production Site is almost complete, and a large mystery item was seen.

Video and Pictures from Mary (@BocaChicaGal) , Nic (@NicAnsuini), and the NSF Robots.
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Re: SpaceX Boca Chica - Production Updates - MASTER Thread (5)
« Reply #828 on: 06/18/2022 04:04 pm »
New possible closures:
Primary Date         Tuesday, June 21, 2022           10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.    
Alternative Date    Wednesday, June 22, 2022     10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.    
Alternative Date    Thursday, June 23, 2022         10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

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Re: SpaceX Boca Chica - Production Updates - MASTER Thread (5)
« Reply #829 on: 06/18/2022 06:17 pm »
https://twitter.com/rgvaerialphotos/status/1538224115215130624

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First look inside the Starlink Pez Dispenser Loader
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Re: SpaceX Boca Chica - Production Updates - MASTER Thread (5)
« Reply #830 on: 06/18/2022 11:05 pm »
Finally Google Maps has recent photos of Starbase 🙂
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A new type of load spreader was delivered, the Launch Site continues to prepare for testing, and SPMTs were loaded with ballast.

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Re: SpaceX Boca Chica - Production Updates - MASTER Thread (5)
« Reply #834 on: 06/20/2022 11:20 pm »

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Re: SpaceX Boca Chica - Production Updates - MASTER Thread (5)
« Reply #835 on: 06/21/2022 02:15 am »
Tuesday closure cancelled:

Primary Date         Tuesday, June 21, 2022          10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.   Closure Canceled
Alternative Date    Wednesday, June 22, 2022    10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.    Possible Closure
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Re: SpaceX Boca Chica - Production Updates - MASTER Thread (5)
« Reply #836 on: 06/21/2022 04:53 am »
The B7.1 test tank was lifted into the structural test stand, also known as the can crusher. This will test B7.1 while its pressurized with liquid nitrogen.

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Re: SpaceX Boca Chica - Production Updates - MASTER Thread (5)
« Reply #838 on: 06/22/2022 05:38 am »
Buckner's LR 11000 crane was lowered as major Mega Bay construction wraps up, the B7.1 test tank awaited testing, and a mystery object was moved.

Video and Pictures from Mary (@BocaChicaGal) and Nic (@NicAnsuini). Edited by Cait (@Cait_vs).


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Re: SpaceX Boca Chica - Production Updates - MASTER Thread (5)
« Reply #839 on: 06/22/2022 04:35 pm »
Pez dispenser structure being installed in (presumably) Ship 25's nosecone barrel on Starbase Live.

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