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The Thrust sim is returning to the build site on the SPMT!

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"The Starship has landed"


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High bay pics.
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Concrete poured in front of Starhopper.
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Removal of the thrust simulator.
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 Onion 1 tonight.
Those who danced were thought to be quite insane by those who couldn't hear the music.

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twitter.com/flcnhvy/status/1314693111193513986

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Are you still considering transpiration cooling for most vulnerable hotspots or are the heat shield tiles tough enough?

https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1314741760568954880

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It might be used in some areas. ITAR laws prevent us from being too specific about solutions.

twitter.com/neopork85/status/1314587511042322432

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I think that'll work! Starship heat tile render test.

@elonmusk is there a consensus yet on exposed vs concealed heat tile pegs? The adhesives method didn't appear to work well 🤔

#Starship #SpaceX #ElonMu

https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1314802533043302401

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Our tiles are mechanically attached

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https://twitter.com/rgvaerialphotos/status/1314775965063680000

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Old gas well site aerial update 10/07/2020
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Thoughts on what might be going on here?

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Starship SN8 completed Cryo/pressure testing and is readied for its three Raptor engines. The thrust simulator has been removed from Pad A, a roll of stainless steel was delivered, a nosecone pathfinder was scrapped, and work continued around the site.

Video and Pictures from Mary (@BocaChicaGal). Edited by Jack Beyer (@TheJackBeyer)

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0:00 - SN8 Cryo Testing Night 3
2:59 - SN8 Double Vent (Testing Complete)
4:42 - Delivery: Roll of Stainless Steel
5:32 - Delivery: Unknown Parts
6:57 - High Bay Work Continues
9:09 - Nosecone Production Area
9:25 - Earth Work at the Launch Site
12:38 - Transporter Arrives for Thrust Sim Removal
13:40 - SN8 Cryo Testing Completed
15:34 - Nosecone Scrapped
21:48 - Thrust Simulator Removed
23:40 - Thrust Sim Moved to Build Site

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« Last Edit: 10/10/2020 03:09 pm by FutureSpaceTourist »

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Sunrise.
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Concrete being pumped.
The nosecone that has not been scrapped.
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Nosecone.
Downcomer with "SN14" written it.
Bluezilla.
Parts on a shelf.
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High bay pics.
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Thrust sim at the fabrication building.
New building going up next to the restaurant.
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Pics taken out back.
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Concrete being poured.
SN8.
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https://twitter.com/rgvaerialphotos/status/1315073053714460674

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New tank farm configuration.
#spacex #Bocachica 🛩️🚀📷

https://twitter.com/rgvaerialphotos/status/1315073411450900485

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Launch Pad B
#spacex #Bocachica

https://twitter.com/rgvaerialphotos/status/1315074480809664513

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Landing Pad,10/07 2200ft msl,  @elonmusk still missing the @spacex logo for SN8 landing.
#spacex #Bocachica

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As SN8 prepares to receive three Raptors in the next step of testing, future Starships continue to assemble, including the first sighting of a downcomer for... SN14!

Video and Pictures from Mary (@BocaChicaGal). Edited by Theo Ripper (@TheoRipper).

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