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Here’s the cool video


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I have created some Starship floorplans in this thread:
https://forum.nasaspaceflight.com/index.php?topic=47064.msg2129648#msg2129648

I would like to convert them to 3D images, but I don't have the required skills, although I'm happy to learn.
Does anyone have any suggestions for software to use and does anyone have a 3D model of the latest version of Starship that I could play with with emphasis on the interior?

I don't want to high-jack this thread into a long software discussion, but I thought a few posts would be appropriate here rather than starting a new thread.

My optimistic hope is that it will become cool to really think about things... rather than just doing reactive bullsh*t based on no knowledge (Brian Cox)


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https://twitter.com/caspar_stanley/status/1306695479590359040

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Made this quickly here tonight to show off the mad scale of Superheavy. 🤯
 
It's gonna be crazy, I can't wait to see the first full ring stack!... 🚀 @elonmusk

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https://twitter.com/ercxspace/status/1307084857777025030

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How To Crater An Interplanetary StarShip.

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https://twitter.com/ercxspace/status/1307750082075398149

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My SpaceX Orbital Mount Progress. (Render)

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Hi NSF,

I posted these yesterday on Twitter so you may have already seen them, but here they are in full resolution.

https://twitter.com/Neopork85

Enjoy!
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https://twitter.com/ds_courier/status/1307794212868501504

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Starship SN8 landing after successful belly flop maneuver!
Can't wait for this to happen!

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Hmm, nice.

But it looks like it could collapse on failure.

Need a design that is less likely to collapse when weight is a applied.

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Nice video, but the concept bit too “rube goldberg”, IMO.

Like the lunar lander concept showed, they are still looking at leg options that are external rather just than internal. They will choose whatever approach is simpliest while still providing the self-leveling capability.

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If the lower leg sections rotated the other direction, the legs could lock rather than relying solely on the extension hydraulics to keep them from folding under the weight of the rocket.

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Nice video, but the concept bit too “rube goldberg”, IMO.

Like the lunar lander concept showed, they are still looking at leg options that are external rather just than internal. They will choose whatever approach is simpliest while still providing the self-leveling capability.

The mechanism to level the vehicle upon or after landing seems to me to big a huge challenge. 

I love this video but share the thought that it looks like it could collapse with a failure.   However the hydraulics could help level it.  But not sure hydraulics can react quickly enough on a landing.
Superheavy + Starship the final push to launch commit!

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Nice video, but the concept bit too “rube goldberg”, IMO.

Like the lunar lander concept showed, they are still looking at leg options that are external rather just than internal. They will choose whatever approach is simpliest while still providing the self-leveling capability.

The mechanism to level the vehicle upon or after landing seems to me to big a huge challenge. 
Ball screw actuators would seem to fit the bill. (On second thought though, with moon dust being as abrasive as it is, maybe not.  It would be interesting to know how well those on the V-22 hold up in the Middle East environment.)
« Last Edit: 09/20/2020 11:53 pm by sferrin »
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https://twitter.com/ercxspace/status/1308146045835186176

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Starship Crew Access Arm

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Awesome work everybody. One suggestion: the Superheavy booster must have raceways somewhere. It doesn't have strakes to hide piping and cables like Starship does.

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Awesome work everybody. One suggestion: the Superheavy booster must have raceways somewhere. It doesn't have strakes to hide piping and cables like Starship does.
I agree; at least shallow raceways for cabling and small diameter tubing. The main propellant piping could still be internal.

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https://twitter.com/ercxspace/status/1309226348615999490

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Stacking has begun. Next up - Nosecone. Stay Tuned.

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