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Re: SpaceX BFS - Phase 1 - StarHopper - Photos and Updates
« Reply #120 on: 01/27/2019 04:27 pm »
Scaffolding is going up around the Hopper.
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« Reply #121 on: 01/27/2019 09:19 pm »
Scaffolding has reached the dome.
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Re: SpaceX BFS - Phase 1 - StarHopper - Photos and Updates
« Reply #122 on: 01/28/2019 03:25 pm »
This may be nothing but it caught my eye this morning.  ;D
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Re: SpaceX BFS - Phase 1 - StarHopper - Photos and Updates
« Reply #124 on: 01/28/2019 09:39 pm »
Scaffolding is up to the dome on both sections. The three water tanks are in place at the launch site.
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Re: SpaceX BFS - Phase 1 - StarHopper - Photos and Updates
« Reply #125 on: 01/28/2019 10:18 pm »
Perhaps they are going to enclose the sprung structure? Caught this load at the main gate this morning.
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« Reply #126 on: 01/29/2019 03:01 pm »
They are working on enclosing the sprung structure.
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Re: SpaceX BFS - Phase 1 - StarHopper - Photos and Updates
« Reply #127 on: 01/29/2019 09:00 pm »
https://twitter.com/rogerlewisholt/status/1090368222061387782

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You can definitely see the structure going up on both ends of the tent here. @John_Gardi 📷Maria Pointer

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Re: SpaceX BFS - Phase 1 - StarHopper - Photos and Updates
« Reply #128 on: 01/30/2019 06:40 am »
Video pan from same vantage point as previous tweet. Looks like concrete laying for road in progress:

https://twitter.com/rogerlewisholt/status/1090511579362312193
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Re: SpaceX BFS - Phase 1 - StarHopper - Photos and Updates
« Reply #129 on: 01/30/2019 03:25 pm »
A pic from this morning. The first roller door has been installed.
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Re: SpaceX BFS - Phase 1 - StarHopper - Photos and Updates
« Reply #130 on: 01/30/2019 03:35 pm »
This pic was taken from Stargate this morning.
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Re: SpaceX BFS - Phase 1 - StarHopper - Photos and Updates
« Reply #131 on: 01/30/2019 09:42 pm »
Some scaffolding is being removed.
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Re: SpaceX BFS - Phase 1 - StarHopper - Photos and Updates
« Reply #132 on: 01/31/2019 12:53 pm »
Some scaffolding was removed from both sections.
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Re: SpaceX BFS - Phase 1 - StarHopper - Photos and Updates
« Reply #133 on: 01/31/2019 02:41 pm »
This was lowered into the Hopper.
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Re: SpaceX BFS - Phase 1 - StarHopper - Photos and Updates
« Reply #134 on: 01/31/2019 03:55 pm »
Published on Jan 30, 2019
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Wednesday, January 30, 2019 :
 
- Launch Pad rampway being paved.
- Large roadway cleared near Starship in preparation for upcoming movement to the launch pad.
- Much new construction on the launch pad as well.
- Scaffolding which encased Hopper being removed this evening.
- Walls and rolling doors being installed on construction tent.
- Nose cone remains untouched, likely to be scrapped, new nose cone likely being fabricated off-site and re-assembled here.

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Re: SpaceX BFS - Phase 1 - StarHopper - Photos and Updates
« Reply #135 on: 01/31/2019 04:43 pm »
Installing the flange.
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« Reply #136 on: 01/31/2019 06:11 pm »
They are going to have this enclosed pretty quick. A roller door on each end.
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« Reply #137 on: 01/31/2019 09:32 pm »
They are still working on the flange. More bolt holes have been made. The Sprung structure is now fully enclosed.
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