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Re: Starship SN9 Test Launch Campaign - UPDATES
« Reply #120 on: 01/04/2021 05:41 pm »
Gate to the pad has been locked, (per LabPadre's swanky new Launch Pad cam). Road block going up, cars clearing out of pad.

We even have some farm venting starting up.
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Re: Starship SN9 Test Launch Campaign - UPDATES
« Reply #121 on: 01/04/2021 07:28 pm »
Pad no longer clear, some vehicles returned.
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Re: Starship SN9 Test Launch Campaign - UPDATES
« Reply #122 on: 01/04/2021 07:37 pm »
Manlift under SN9 now. Tank farm still going.

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Re: Starship SN9 Test Launch Campaign - UPDATES
« Reply #123 on: 01/04/2021 08:24 pm »
Looks like they have nearly finished at the pad. What i think is happening is they are running it as a WDR for the launch, so they have a final close out crew going up to check things before they go for launch.

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Re: Starship SN9 Test Launch Campaign - UPDATES
« Reply #124 on: 01/04/2021 08:27 pm »
The road has been reopened on Labpadre's stream.

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Re: Starship SN9 Test Launch Campaign - UPDATES
« Reply #125 on: 01/04/2021 08:27 pm »
Road seems to have been opened

(Two manlifts were also milling around SN9 for about half an hour. They seemed to be just doing visual inspections.)
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Re: Starship SN9 Test Launch Campaign - UPDATES
« Reply #126 on: 01/04/2021 08:39 pm »
cops have left the roadblock.

SN9 has de-pressed.

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Re: Starship SN9 Test Launch Campaign - UPDATES
« Reply #127 on: 01/04/2021 10:17 pm »
Foggy morning sunrise.
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Re: Starship SN9 Test Launch Campaign - UPDATES
« Reply #128 on: 01/04/2021 10:38 pm »
Unknown pressure testing going on. Lots of loud sounds, flare stack venting, and SN9 has got some condensation on it.
Road still open.

Credit LabPadre
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Re: Starship SN9 Test Launch Campaign - UPDATES
« Reply #129 on: 01/04/2021 11:02 pm »
Ear-shattering venting from SN9 going on with SpaceX personel still at the pad, not even flinching. ;D

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Re: Starship SN9 Test Launch Campaign - UPDATES
« Reply #130 on: 01/05/2021 12:23 am »
Flare stack vent this time, quite an unusual test today.

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Re: Starship SN9 Test Launch Campaign - UPDATES
« Reply #131 on: 01/05/2021 12:25 am »


Starship SN8 is now fully scrapped ahead of SN9's static fire and first flight. New forward domes are set to be sleeved while SN10's stacking is completed and SN11's tapered nosecone section is ready for stacking.

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Re: Starship SN9 Test Launch Campaign - UPDATES
« Reply #132 on: 01/05/2021 03:01 am »
Closure for tomorrow has been cancelled. Closure for Wednesday remains active.
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Re: Starship SN9 Test Launch Campaign - UPDATES
« Reply #133 on: 01/05/2021 03:15 pm »
 Aiming for a Wednesday static fire and hoping for a Monday flight.
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Re: Starship SN9 Test Launch Campaign - UPDATES
« Reply #134 on: 01/05/2021 06:28 pm »
https://twitter.com/spacetfrs/status/1346537965212807168

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Brownsville (TX) SpaceX high-altitude flight TFR: From January 08, 2021 at 1400 UTC To January 08, 2021 at 2359 UTC
Altitude: From the surface to space

https://tfr.faa.gov/save_pages/detail_1_1073.html

Edit to add: one for the 9th too

https://twitter.com/rgvaerialphotos/status/1346541047686590466

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Starship SN9 TFR surface to unlimited
January 9th!

https://tfr.faa.gov/save_pages/detail_1_1076.html
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Re: Starship SN9 Test Launch Campaign - UPDATES
« Reply #135 on: 01/05/2021 06:55 pm »
One was also published for January 10

FST Edit to add:

https://tfr.faa.gov/save_pages/detail_1_1077.html
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Re: Starship SN9 Test Launch Campaign - UPDATES
« Reply #136 on: 01/05/2021 10:54 pm »
 Just once I wish they'd send the Robot from Lost in Space to warn us.
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Re: Starship SN9 Test Launch Campaign - UPDATES
« Reply #138 on: 01/05/2021 11:31 pm »
Sunrise.
Work continues on SN9.
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Re: Starship SN9 Test Launch Campaign - UPDATES
« Reply #139 on: 01/06/2021 12:51 pm »
New LabPadre live stream with close shots of SN9


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