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Sunrise.
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Pics taken at the build site.
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Pics taken at the build site.
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Pic taken at the old gas well site.
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SN8 has been stacked.
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High bay progress.
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Pics taken at the launch site.
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Pics taken at the launch site.
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Progress at the Super Heavy launch site.
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Elon comfirmed that there will be a starship update in October.  And he casually mentions that there might even be a super heavy booster that already flew.

https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1299239536535375872
« Last Edit: 08/28/2020 11:08 am by Chris Bergin »

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SN7.1 thrust section has been stacked with leg skirt (© LabPadre)
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High Bay is on it's last level. When completed it will be used for Super Heavy stacking. "Giant High Bay coming soon" @elonmusk  #Bocachica #spacex
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A section has been stacked on the SN7.1 test tank at SpaceX Boca Chica. 🤩🚀
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Backup Date: Closure Cancelled for August 29, 2020 from 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

So looking now like Sunday for SN6 hop attempt.
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For just a booster hop you could probably get away with 3 or 6 Raptors only... But it’ll be a while before you have 2 dozen + similar and capable engines for an orbital booster, right?

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Only need 2 engines
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SN8 prior to being stacked in mid bay. 08/28
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Correction: Date it was taken was yesterday 08/27

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