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Re: SpaceX Boca Chica - Production Updates - MASTER Thread (4)
« Reply #1200 on: 04/07/2021 06:28 pm »
SN20 forward dome.
Sleeved dome on the stand.
Thrust dome.
Thrust dome.
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Re: SpaceX Boca Chica - Production Updates - MASTER Thread (4)
« Reply #1201 on: 04/07/2021 06:33 pm »
New nosecone outside the rear of tent 3.
Ring being moved.
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Re: SpaceX Boca Chica - Production Updates - MASTER Thread (4)
« Reply #1202 on: 04/07/2021 06:34 pm »
Propellant tank parked outside the LOX distiller site.
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Re: SpaceX Boca Chica - Production Updates - MASTER Thread (4)
« Reply #1203 on: 04/07/2021 06:35 pm »
Pics taken at the orbital launch pad.
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As Starship SN15 prepares to roll to the launch site, the forward dome of SN20 has been spotted, with this vehicle set to be an Orbital Class Starship.

Video and Pictures from Mary (@BocaChicaGal). Edited by Theo Ripper (@TheoRipper).

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Re: SpaceX Boca Chica - Production Updates - MASTER Thread (4)
« Reply #1205 on: 04/07/2021 09:45 pm »
twitter.com/delta_v/status/1379910024131121154

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6 Raptor engines have been spotted in a tent behind SN7.2.

📷: carter200#0200

https://twitter.com/delta_v/status/1379912546430418945

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Here are the 6 Raptors highlighted if you couldn't see them.

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Re: SpaceX Boca Chica - Production Updates - MASTER Thread (4)
« Reply #1206 on: 04/08/2021 07:47 am »

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Re: SpaceX Boca Chica - Production Updates - MASTER Thread (4)
« Reply #1207 on: 04/08/2021 01:37 pm »
Sn15 is being roll out!

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Re: SpaceX Boca Chica - Production Updates - MASTER Thread (4)
« Reply #1208 on: 04/08/2021 03:19 pm »
SN15 out of the high bay.
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Re: SpaceX Boca Chica - Production Updates - MASTER Thread (4)
« Reply #1209 on: 04/08/2021 03:37 pm »
It looks like the mystery nosecone is getting a tip installed.

Per LabPadre Sentinel
« Last Edit: 04/08/2021 03:40 pm by StevenOBrien »

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Re: SpaceX Boca Chica - Production Updates - MASTER Thread (4)
« Reply #1210 on: 04/08/2021 05:10 pm »
Close-up from LabPadre LabCam:

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Re: SpaceX Boca Chica - Production Updates - MASTER Thread (4)
« Reply #1211 on: 04/08/2021 07:14 pm »
New here so apologies if this was posted before. Also posted this on the Starship Launch Pad Crane thread, but figured I'd put it here as well. From OEAAA's site of determined cases:

https://oeaaa.faa.gov/oeaaa/external/searchAction.jsp?action=displayOECase&oeCaseID=474570805&row=115

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Structure Summary
Notice Of:   CONSTR
Duration:   PERM    (Months: 0    Days: 0)
Work Schedule:   04/07/2021  to  07/30/2021
 
      
Structure Type:   Other w/o Antenna
Structure Name:   Launch Tower
FCC Number:   

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Structure Height: 479
Total Height (AMSL): 488

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   This new structure will be located at SpaceX's Launch Site. The structure will be approx. 0.5 miles from the beach, and within 2800' of USFWS property. Nearby airfields include the Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport.
Description of Proposal:   SpaceX is proposing a 469' tall launch tower with 10' lightning rod to lift its new rocket and booster on the launch mount, and to catch the super-heavy booster upon return from launch. The tower will be constructed out of structural steel trusses to allow the mechanical arms to lift vehicles.

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Re: SpaceX Boca Chica - Production Updates - MASTER Thread (4)
« Reply #1212 on: 04/08/2021 07:51 pm »
A new cap was placed on the blunt nosecone structural test article

https://twitter.com/TheWis65/status/1380236981045706755

SN15 out of the high bay.

Cropped from earlier picture from Mary.
« Last Edit: 04/08/2021 07:59 pm by pyromatter »

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Re: SpaceX Boca Chica - Production Updates - MASTER Thread (4)
« Reply #1213 on: 04/08/2021 08:00 pm »
 The upper bulkhead with the load platform, or whatever it is, finally made it to the sleeving stand.
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Re: SpaceX Boca Chica - Production Updates - MASTER Thread (4)
« Reply #1215 on: 04/09/2021 02:04 am »
This was lowered into the blunt nosecone this morning.
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Re: SpaceX Boca Chica - Production Updates - MASTER Thread (4)
« Reply #1216 on: 04/09/2021 05:24 am »
Starship SN15 rolled out to the launch site and was mounted on Suborbital Pad A ahead of cryo-proof testing with the thrust rams.

Video + Photos by Mary (@BocaChicaGal) for @NASASpaceflight. Edited by Theo Ripper (@TheoRipper).


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Re: SpaceX Boca Chica - Production Updates - MASTER Thread (4)
« Reply #1217 on: 04/09/2021 08:50 pm »
Blunt nosecone and the mystery structure.
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Re: SpaceX Boca Chica - Production Updates - MASTER Thread (4)
« Reply #1218 on: 04/09/2021 09:05 pm »
twitter.com/rgvaerialphotos/status/1380627708430974978

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Starship Pathfinder dome with raptor vacuum mounts.

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https://twitter.com/rgvaerialphotos/status/1380627995816251403

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Another angle

https://twitter.com/rgvaerialphotos/status/1380628170513207302

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2 Vacuum mounts can be seen here.
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Re: SpaceX Boca Chica - Production Updates - MASTER Thread (4)
« Reply #1219 on: 04/09/2021 09:06 pm »
Pics taken at the orbital site.
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