Author Topic: Falcon 2.0 Second Stage- mentioned in NASA Space Act Agreement  (Read 1755 times)

Offline Ronsmytheiii

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Via Parabolicarc:

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Annex No. 10 to SAA8-15117373 for Falcon 2.0 Stage 2 (S2) Modal Testing in GRC Space Power Facility (SPF)

http://www.parabolicarc.com/2017/08/31/nasas-space-act-agreements-spacex-boeing-ula-sierra-nevada/

The date given for the work was 01/27/17-01/27/18. So it seems SpaceX is at least working on a new second stage?

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The list also shows the Fairing 2.0 testing.  Both that and propulsion testing were mentioned in the article linked in this post:
https://forum.nasaspaceflight.com/index.php?topic=41018.msg1718281#msg1718281

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there's explanation on reddit that stage 2.0 is block 5 and fairing is totally new indeed...

direct link: https://www.reddit.com/r/spacex/comments/6xcb4k/list_of_nasas_space_act_agreements_with_spacex/

edit: typo and link
« Last Edit: 09/01/2017 05:17 pm by schaban »

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The source document is a pdf list of all of NASA's active Space Act Agreements. There are 1,208 of them. Wow.

https://www.nasa.gov/sites/default/files/atoms/files/domestic_nonfed_saa_listing_active_as_of_6_30_2017.pdf
(also attached for posterity)

Only 31 of them are with SpaceX.
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