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Re: SpaceX's Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship Discussion Thread 3
« Reply #1160 on: 06/15/2016 12:18 AM »
It's been there a while has it not. For training the recovery crews, perhaps.

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Re: SpaceX's Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship Discussion Thread 3
« Reply #1161 on: 06/15/2016 12:40 AM »
Any clues to whether JRtI has been away being inspected at a dry dock recently?

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Re: SpaceX's Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship Discussion Thread 3
« Reply #1163 on: 06/18/2016 02:48 AM »
Go twins are showing up on land based AIS on vesselfinder.com.
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Re: SpaceX's Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship Discussion Thread 3
« Reply #1164 on: 06/18/2016 02:52 AM »
Both ships are making over 8 knots. Where's Elsbeth III?
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Re: SpaceX's Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship Discussion Thread 3
« Reply #1165 on: 06/18/2016 03:42 AM »
Both ships are making over 8 knots. Where's Elsbeth III?

Probably plodding along behind at her usual 5 knots. Since OCISLY is carrying only debris, no need for the GO twins to hang around as escorts.
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Re: SpaceX's Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship Discussion Thread 3
« Reply #1166 on: 06/18/2016 10:59 AM »
GO twins back in port.

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Re: SpaceX's Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship Discussion Thread 3
« Reply #1167 on: 06/18/2016 12:31 PM »
Elsbeth III is now in range of the AIS stations, about 70NM south east of Port Canaveral.

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Re: SpaceX's Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship Discussion Thread 3
« Reply #1168 on: 06/18/2016 12:56 PM »
Elsbeth III is now in range of the AIS stations, about 70NM south east of Port Canaveral.

Looks like a probable late night arrival in port.

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Re: SpaceX's Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship Discussion Thread 3
« Reply #1169 on: 06/18/2016 08:18 PM »
Elsbeth III is now in range of the AIS stations, about 70NM south east of Port Canaveral.

Looks like a probable late night arrival in port.

Just heard the Canaveral pilot talking to dredge in west basin about anchor lines
and he said there was a "CARGO VESSEL" scheduled to docki near the cranes about 3am EST (7am UDT)
which is probably OCISLY.

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Re: SpaceX's Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship Discussion Thread 3
« Reply #1170 on: 06/18/2016 11:02 PM »
Go Quest has left port and is on course to Elsbeth III.
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Re: SpaceX's Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship Discussion Thread 3
« Reply #1171 on: 06/18/2016 11:05 PM »
It's seriously hauling too, going at over 9 knots.
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As of the last AIS update just a few minutes ago they are only about 4 standard miles from the mouth of the port!

Edit: I've never seen them updating so often, every 2 or 3 minutes. Wonder what that means. Coming in at 5.5 knots BTW.
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Re: SpaceX's Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship Discussion Thread 3
« Reply #1174 on: 06/19/2016 12:46 AM »
Passing into the harbor now on the surf cam.

Edit: Tough to see, but it appears there's a large chunk of debris.
« Last Edit: 06/19/2016 12:47 AM by pb2000 »
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Re: SpaceX's Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship Discussion Thread 3
« Reply #1175 on: 06/19/2016 12:52 AM »
Screenshot of the Jetty Cam from reddit user vaporcobra
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Re: SpaceX's Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship Discussion Thread 3
« Reply #1176 on: 06/19/2016 12:55 AM »
It was very difficult to make out, but it appeared as if most, if not all, of S1 was lying on the deck with the aft (octoweb) middle-ish of the deck and the interstage toward the corner nearest the camera.

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Re: SpaceX's Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship Discussion Thread 3
« Reply #1177 on: 06/19/2016 01:09 AM »
Looks like just the lump in the middle, which is probably what's left of the accordion (octaweb). Hopefully someone will be able to grab a better shot before it's hauled away.
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Re: SpaceX's Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship Discussion Thread 3
« Reply #1179 on: 06/19/2016 02:16 AM »
I looked at the PTZtv archive (portfever.com) and there are three shots of OCISLY at 9:02 PM.  I couldn't make out anything on the deck.

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