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Re: LIVE: Elon Musk IAC Mars Speech - Sept. 27, 2016 - UPDATES
« Reply #60 on: 09/27/2016 07:30 pm »
"It will be quite tectonic when it takes off"

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Re: LIVE: Elon Musk IAC Mars Speech - Sept. 27, 2016 - UPDATES
« Reply #61 on: 09/27/2016 07:30 pm »
Will lift up from the pad 39A

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Re: LIVE: Elon Musk IAC Mars Speech - Sept. 27, 2016 - UPDATES
« Reply #62 on: 09/27/2016 07:30 pm »
Quite tectonic when it takes off.

Add South Texas launch take off.

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Re: LIVE: Elon Musk IAC Mars Speech - Sept. 27, 2016 - UPDATES
« Reply #63 on: 09/27/2016 07:31 pm »
Raptor "Highest chamber pressure engine ever built"

Throttle range 20% - 100%
« Last Edit: 09/27/2016 07:33 pm by Mike_1179 »

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Re: LIVE: Elon Musk IAC Mars Speech - Sept. 27, 2016 - UPDATES
« Reply #64 on: 09/27/2016 07:32 pm »
Raptor vac 382 sec isp critical feature.

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Re: LIVE: Elon Musk IAC Mars Speech - Sept. 27, 2016 - UPDATES
« Reply #65 on: 09/27/2016 07:33 pm »
Throttle range 20% to 100% for Raptor.

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Re: LIVE: Elon Musk IAC Mars Speech - Sept. 27, 2016 - UPDATES
« Reply #66 on: 09/27/2016 07:33 pm »
42 engines first stage
"In principle, rocket engines are simple, but thatís the last place rocket engines are ever simple." Jeff Bezos

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Re: LIVE: Elon Musk IAC Mars Speech - Sept. 27, 2016 - UPDATES
« Reply #67 on: 09/27/2016 07:34 pm »
Engine redundancy. If some engines fail you can continue the mission.

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Raptor and Booster S1. 42 of the former on the latter. Happy with a lot of engines. Redundancy is a big factor.

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7 to 6 percent of prop for return.

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Re: LIVE: Elon Musk IAC Mars Speech - Sept. 27, 2016 - UPDATES
« Reply #70 on: 09/27/2016 07:35 pm »
We are getting quite comfortable with landing accuracy.

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Re: LIVE: Elon Musk IAC Mars Speech - Sept. 27, 2016 - UPDATES
« Reply #71 on: 09/27/2016 07:36 pm »
Centering fixture to align to launch mount on landing.

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Center seven Raptors gimble. Rest are fixed.

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Re: LIVE: Elon Musk IAC Mars Speech - Sept. 27, 2016 - UPDATES
« Reply #74 on: 09/27/2016 07:38 pm »
LOX tank in vehicle is the hardest part - we've already started on it and we'll show some pictures later (wha???)

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The Ship.


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Re: LIVE: Elon Musk IAC Mars Speech - Sept. 27, 2016 - UPDATES
« Reply #76 on: 09/27/2016 07:38 pm »
450t max cargo
DM

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Trip time.

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Re: LIVE: Elon Musk IAC Mars Speech - Sept. 27, 2016 - UPDATES
« Reply #79 on: 09/27/2016 07:40 pm »
CFD Model of ITS

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