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Re: SpaceX Boca Chica - Production Updates - MASTER Thread (5)
« Reply #1460 on: 12/04/2023 02:36 pm »
https://twitter.com/vickicocks15/status/1731698430844518558

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B10 getting the attention this morning, as the HotStageRing is lifted up inside MegaBay. #WenRollout
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« Reply #1461 on: 12/05/2023 10:00 pm »
https://twitter.com/vickicocks15/status/1732172988282261729

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She's out! Booster 10 has left MB1. Looks very much as if she'll be heading to the Rocket Garden, since there has been no road closure notice posted for Hwy4.
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Re: SpaceX Boca Chica - Production Updates - MASTER Thread (5)
« Reply #1462 on: 12/06/2023 12:00 pm »
https://twitter.com/nasaspaceflight/status/1732205064830247032

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Booster 10 stopping traffic as it joins the Highway 4 commute.

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Re: SpaceX Boca Chica - Production Updates - MASTER Thread (5)
« Reply #1463 on: 12/06/2023 04:16 pm »
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New in the Ring Yard: A test barrel with what appears to be pins arranged for much smaller TPS tiles. Current theory is that these might be placed over the ship section seams instead of using glued-on tiles.

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Re: SpaceX Boca Chica - Production Updates - MASTER Thread (5)
« Reply #1464 on: 12/06/2023 10:20 pm »
https://twitter.com/bocaroad/status/1732535155762286911

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Primary Date: Possible Road Closure for December 08, 2023 from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

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Alternative Date: Possible Road Closure for December 11, 2023 from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

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Alternative Date: Possible Road Closure for December 12, 2023 from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

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Re: SpaceX Boca Chica - Production Updates - MASTER Thread (5)
« Reply #1465 on: 12/08/2023 03:31 pm »
S 26 is hooked by the crane, for some reason:

« Last Edit: 12/08/2023 08:01 pm by Chris Bergin »
In my humble opinion

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Re: SpaceX Boca Chica - Production Updates - MASTER Thread (5)
« Reply #1466 on: 12/11/2023 02:19 pm »
https://twitter.com/labpadre/status/1734230032946462914

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Booster 12, which has long been lurking in the front left corner of Mega Bay, has now been moved to the new stand in the back left corner, previously occupied by B10.

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Re: SpaceX Boca Chica - Production Updates - MASTER Thread (5)
« Reply #1467 on: 12/15/2023 05:21 pm »
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B13's aft section has been moved into MB1.
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Re: SpaceX Boca Chica - Production Updates - MASTER Thread (5)
« Reply #1468 on: 12/16/2023 10:17 am »
https://twitter.com/nasaspaceflight/status/1735972038706151812

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Future Starship Boosters.

While a human-for-scale works on Booster 11 on the right, Booster 13's LOX tank was completed and stacked on the Left turntable in Mega Bay 1.

2024 promises to be very exciting for Starship!

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Re: SpaceX Boca Chica - Production Updates - MASTER Thread (5)
« Reply #1469 on: 12/20/2023 04:20 pm »
https://twitter.com/ringwatchers/status/1737522753605980527

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Lots of external stringers have been added to the bottom of Ship 26's Payload Bay section, now that's a weird one.

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Re: SpaceX Boca Chica - Production Updates - MASTER Thread (5)
« Reply #1470 on: 12/24/2023 06:16 pm »
https://twitter.com/ringwatchers/status/1738940905443176832

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Production Diagram #14 | 24th December, 2023 | "33 fading away. Happy Holidays, from the Ringwatchers!"
https://ringwatchers.com/diagrams/stacking-diagrams/14

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Updates since last diagram:
🔵S28 rolls to Pad B, conducts a spin prime and a static fire.
🔵S29 moved to High Bay.
🔵S31 moved to Rocket Garden.
🔵S31 left aft flap spotted with putative ID.
🔵S33 nosecone and mid-LOX scrapped.
🔵S33 common dome section seen with “scrap” label.
🔵All sections of S33 reduced to possible/unlikely. It seems the vehicle is being skipped.

🔴B10 hot staging ring installed.
🔴B10 seemingly aborts a test during propellant load, we’ll mark it as a cryo loading.
🔴B11 engine shielding begins installation prior to engine fitting.
🔴B13 forward tank #2 shifted to confirmed ID.
🔴B13 aft section stacked with LOX tank, finishing the tank.
🔴B14 aft tank #4 spotted with putative ID.
🔴B15 common dome section spotted with putative ID.

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Re: SpaceX Boca Chica - Production Updates - MASTER Thread (5)
« Reply #1471 on: 12/25/2023 04:21 pm »


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Re: SpaceX Boca Chica - Production Updates - MASTER Thread (5)
« Reply #1472 on: 12/29/2023 06:51 am »
Almost got stuck?  NO.  This was planned.  There was a skip loaded early in the day spreading dirt and leveling this area off in anticipation of this occurring.  Certainly a tip-off for the next move of a booster out of the production site.
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Re: SpaceX Boca Chica - Production Updates - MASTER Thread (5)
« Reply #1473 on: 12/29/2023 06:56 am »
Off to Massey I go.
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Re: SpaceX Boca Chica - Production Updates - MASTER Thread (5)
« Reply #1474 on: 12/29/2023 07:04 am »
Meanwhile, back on Highway 4
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Re: SpaceX Boca Chica - Production Updates - MASTER Thread (5)
« Reply #1475 on: 12/29/2023 07:14 am »
still on Highway 4 headed to Massey
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Re: SpaceX Boca Chica - Production Updates - MASTER Thread (5)
« Reply #1476 on: 12/29/2023 07:33 am »
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Re: SpaceX Boca Chica - Production Updates - MASTER Thread (5)
« Reply #1477 on: 12/29/2023 07:41 am »
https://twitter.com/spmttracker/status/1740624590823424301

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Booster 12 has been lifted onto the thrust simulator stand in Mega Bay 1 ahead of moving to Massey's. In the meantime the 2pt Ship lifting jig has been spotted inside Mega Bay 2, so it looks like we might see Ship 29 move there soon!

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« Reply #1478 on: 12/29/2023 08:22 am »
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« Reply #1479 on: 12/29/2023 08:28 am »
Still on Hghiway 4
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