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Re: SpaceX BFS - Phase 1 - StarHopper - Photos and Updates
« Reply #400 on: 03/28/2019 12:53 pm »
A pic taken this morning at the launch site.
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Getting the streams into the latest post:



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Re: SpaceX BFS - Phase 1 - StarHopper - Photos and Updates
« Reply #403 on: 03/28/2019 05:19 pm »
The road has been closed.
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Active LabPadre live stream link...

« Last Edit: 03/28/2019 09:08 pm by Chanadian »

NOTAM is up. That's it for today, folks! Roads may be closed for another 2 hours but I don't see why they'd stay that way without a TFR. ???

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Re: SpaceX BFS - Phase 1 - StarHopper - Photos and Updates
« Reply #406 on: 03/28/2019 10:24 pm »
 At least the residents aren't alone. They haven't told the sheriff's dept what's going on either. But no evidence of activity.
 If it was an HPU that quit  they might have trouble safeing the site.
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Re: SpaceX BFS - Phase 1 - StarHopper - Photos and Updates
« Reply #407 on: 03/28/2019 10:53 pm »
Show might not be over yet! Venting from Hopper!
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Re: SpaceX BFS - Phase 1 - StarHopper - Photos and Updates
« Reply #408 on: 03/28/2019 11:31 pm »
 Doesn't look like today, but it would have been a great one. Beautiful seeing conditions.
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Re: SpaceX BFS - Phase 1 - StarHopper - Photos and Updates
« Reply #409 on: 03/28/2019 11:46 pm »
Not sure if hey will still fire up, but hopper is venting again and flair stack is lit!
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Re: SpaceX BFS - Phase 1 - StarHopper - Photos and Updates
« Reply #410 on: 03/28/2019 11:51 pm »
The perspective adds some drama for the LNG and LOX tanks.

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Re: SpaceX BFS - Phase 1 - StarHopper - Photos and Updates
« Reply #411 on: 03/29/2019 12:00 am »
Wow!

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Re: SpaceX BFS - Phase 1 - StarHopper - Photos and Updates
« Reply #412 on: 03/29/2019 12:08 am »
Yep, the flare is extra spectacular in the dark.

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Re: SpaceX BFS - Phase 1 - StarHopper - Photos and Updates
« Reply #413 on: 03/29/2019 12:27 am »
Window for the day has closed, no new NOTAMS for tomorrow, so prob will use the day to fix any issues and come back next week to try and fire raptor up.

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Re: SpaceX BFS - Phase 1 - StarHopper - Photos and Updates
« Reply #414 on: 03/29/2019 12:44 am »
 At least we get to see methane burn one way or another.
 This looks like some sort of perspective trick to make the flame look bigger, but it's from a mile and a half away, so it was really that large.
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Re: SpaceX BFS - Phase 1 - StarHopper - Photos and Updates
« Reply #415 on: 03/29/2019 02:34 am »
Pics from today's StarHopper testing.
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Re: SpaceX BFS - Phase 1 - StarHopper - Photos and Updates
« Reply #416 on: 03/29/2019 02:48 am »
One more from today.
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Re: SpaceX BFS - Phase 1 - StarHopper - Photos and Updates
« Reply #417 on: 03/29/2019 11:50 am »
https://twitter.com/spacepadreisle/status/1111606035767328773

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Cool video of testing from BocaChicaGal (Mary).

4 GB video in L2's Boca Chica section.

She sent some smaller videos too, so here's one on youtube. I've created a new youtube account dedicated to space-related videos, so you can sub to that and I'll put in a bunch of other cool videos over the weekend and use this for Boca Chica. I'll also make it more official looking once I find a way to navigate around Google's crazy settings pages.

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NOTAM TFRs issued for Sat, Sun, and Mon! (EDIT: Road closures authorized for Sat-Mon as well)

Also I've created a Slack workspace for Boca Chica SpaceX activities, and at present it gets automatic updates from Twitter (via @bocachicagal, @autinbarnard45, @southpadreisle, @elonmusk, and @spacex) and instant Brownsville NOTAM notifications: https://join.slack.com/t/spacexbocachica/shared_invite/enQtNTg0NDM2MTA0Mjg5LTAyOTc3M2E0YmJkMGU5OWE0MTViNTNkY2ZhODQ4Yjk1NzgxNzM0ZGNmMmQ0YWIwOWM0YjkxMzMyMGY5Nzk5ODQ

Hopefully we can make it a good central source for reliable information!
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