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Re: SpaceX Boca Chica - Production Updates - MASTER Thread (4)
« Reply #1560 on: 05/19/2021 06:37 pm »
Big Bucky's tracks are off the crane mats.
Frankencrane progress.
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« Reply #1561 on: 05/19/2021 06:38 pm »
Pics of the launch site as the storm rolled in.
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Re: SpaceX Boca Chica - Production Updates - MASTER Thread (4)
« Reply #1562 on: 05/19/2021 09:47 pm »
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Integration Tower assembly at the Sanchez Site.

*Two more Integration Tower segments will be assembled on the top left of the image

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Re: SpaceX Boca Chica - Production Updates - MASTER Thread (4)
« Reply #1563 on: 05/19/2021 11:36 pm »

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Re: SpaceX Boca Chica - Production Updates - MASTER Thread (4)
« Reply #1564 on: 05/19/2021 11:47 pm »
As a powerful lightning stormed approaches, an octopus of a methane manifold was spotted outside the production tents. This will feed methane to each of Super Heavy's Raptor engines.

Video & Photos from Mary (@BocaChicaGal)

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Re: SpaceX Boca Chica - Production Updates - MASTER Thread (4)
« Reply #1565 on: 05/20/2021 07:16 am »
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Sunset after today’s stormy weather at SpaceX Starbase launch site. 🤩🚀
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Re: SpaceX Boca Chica - Production Updates - MASTER Thread (4)
« Reply #1567 on: 05/20/2021 04:08 pm »

The elevator parts and some of the scafolding parts are already visible close to the orbital tower (RGV last flyover).

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Re: SpaceX Boca Chica - Production Updates - MASTER Thread (4)
« Reply #1569 on: 05/20/2021 06:26 pm »
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Primary Date: Beach Open, Intermittent Road Closure for Friday, May 21, 2021  from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

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Re: SpaceX Boca Chica - Production Updates - MASTER Thread (4)
« Reply #1570 on: 05/20/2021 07:09 pm »
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GSE area construction now. Trying a pano shot:

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https://twitter.com/starshipgazer/status/1395460408702611460

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Another pano now dif angle:
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Re: SpaceX Boca Chica - Production Updates - MASTER Thread (4)
« Reply #1571 on: 05/20/2021 08:32 pm »
Last night's sunset.
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« Reply #1572 on: 05/20/2021 08:33 pm »
Sunrise.
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Re: SpaceX Boca Chica - Production Updates - MASTER Thread (4)
« Reply #1573 on: 05/20/2021 08:36 pm »
Scaffolding going up around the top of a launch integration tower section at the propellant production site.
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Re: SpaceX Boca Chica - Production Updates - MASTER Thread (4)
« Reply #1574 on: 05/20/2021 08:40 pm »
The cryo shell became another section taller.
« Last Edit: 05/20/2021 08:41 pm by bocachicagal »
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Re: SpaceX Boca Chica - Production Updates - MASTER Thread (4)
« Reply #1575 on: 05/20/2021 08:43 pm »
Deliveries parked off the highway at the propellant production site.
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Re: SpaceX Boca Chica - Production Updates - MASTER Thread (4)
« Reply #1576 on: 05/20/2021 08:48 pm »
Delivery at the launch site.
Concrete being pumped and work continues on the orbital integration tower.
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Re: SpaceX Boca Chica - Production Updates - MASTER Thread (4)
« Reply #1577 on: 05/20/2021 11:26 pm »
Nosecone outside tent 3.
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Re: SpaceX Boca Chica - Production Updates - MASTER Thread (4)
« Reply #1578 on: 05/21/2021 03:12 am »
SpaceX added work platforms to the top of a Launch Tower section ahead of potential stacking at the Propellant Production Plant.

Video & Photos from Mary (@BocaChicaGal). Edited by Theo Ripper (@TheoRipper)

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Re: SpaceX Boca Chica - Production Updates - MASTER Thread (4)
« Reply #1579 on: 05/21/2021 06:32 am »
twitter.com/starshipgazer/status/1395434559727144961

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Fresh delivery:

https://twitter.com/starshipgazer/status/1395549562606129153

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Some closer pics:

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