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Offline Chris Bergin

This is the new Master Update Thread. Please note, updates only in this thread. Non updates go in the other threads, such as discussion, etc. A lot of people have the update threads on notifications, so we'll remove non-updates.

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Sunrise.
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B5 in the high bay.
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Attaching heat tiles.
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Two Raptors loaded onto the Raptor Van.
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Raptor Van made one final stop.
The two Raptors on the Raptor Van are RB11  and RB27.
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Section in tent 3.
Nosecone and dome section in the scrapyard.
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Booster 5 and Ship 21 will get their own standalone thread, like L2 already has, but we're not there with the public forum version yet as we wait for rollout.

So here for now:

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Re: SpaceX Boca Chica - Production Updates - MASTER Thread (5)
« Reply #10 on: 10/13/2021 12:20 am »
Two Raptor Boost engines, removed from Booster 4, were loaded onto the RaptorVan for delivery to McGregor. Meanwhile, Ship 20 waits for its first Static Fire attempt.

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Re: SpaceX Boca Chica - Production Updates - MASTER Thread (5)
« Reply #11 on: 10/13/2021 02:20 am »
A Grid Fin has been installed onto B5 in the high bay.
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Re: SpaceX Boca Chica - Production Updates - MASTER Thread (5)
« Reply #13 on: 10/13/2021 07:26 pm »
Two more trucks loaded with sacks of perlite to insulate the tanks (to the far left).

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Re: SpaceX Boca Chica - Production Updates - MASTER Thread (5)
« Reply #15 on: 10/14/2021 03:06 am »
As SpaceX prepares to Static Fire Ship 20, Grid Fins were installed onto Booster 5's Forward Section.  Meanwhile, insulating material was delivered to the Orbital Tank Farm.

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Re: SpaceX Boca Chica - Production Updates - MASTER Thread (5)
« Reply #17 on: 10/14/2021 10:35 pm »
S22 common dome section outside tent 1.
B5, Ship 15, test tank and the nose of S16.
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Re: SpaceX Boca Chica - Production Updates - MASTER Thread (5)
« Reply #18 on: 10/14/2021 10:37 pm »
Beams for the high bay were delivered.
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Re: SpaceX Boca Chica - Production Updates - MASTER Thread (5)
« Reply #19 on: 10/14/2021 10:41 pm »
Barrel section being moved.
Barrel section and part of a dome outside tent 2.
Ship thrust puck delivered.
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