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    Today, 03:23 AM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Crew Dragon Crew-2 Date: April 22, 2021 Time: 0611 Eastern (10:11 UT) Pad: LC-39A Booster: B1061.2 (Crew-1) Booster recovery: yes Spacecraft:...
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    Yesterday, 09:25 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    In terms of F9 style stage landings, at least 5 years. No one is working on a reusable Starship class vehicle. Expendable, yes - Long March 9. ...
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    Yesterday, 04:52 AM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Lori Garver @Lori_Garver (former Asst. NASA Admin.) Apr 16, 2021 Minds being blown across the aerospace industry! NASA team is doing a good job...
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    Yesterday, 04:17 AM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Same here...Bezos has way too much gradatim and far too little ferociter. SN15 schedule... Michael Baylor @nextspaceflight A Starship SN15...
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    2021-Apr-17, 07:55 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    It was more than that. On reading the Source Selection document it's clear parts of Blue's bid severely hurt their chance of being selected, Leuders...
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    2021-Apr-17, 07:48 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    NASA will be procuring commercial "xEVA" spacesuits for Artemis. I can just imagine a lunar version of Starman 😎 ...
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    2021-Apr-16, 10:38 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Updated Starship HLS design.... The waist landing thrusters seem higher up, the solar arrays lower down, and the legs are more F9-like but sturdy.
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    2021-Apr-16, 09:25 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    SHOCKER!! First that they'd only choose one provider, second that they'd back such an unconventional vehicle. Actually flying, even crashing,...
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    2021-Apr-16, 03:46 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    End of StarLink beta & mobile timing... https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1382839546484641794...
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    2021-Apr-16, 06:14 AM
    Sierra Nevada Corp is spinning off its Space Division to become Sierra Space, Dream Chaser (cargo and crew) Shooting Star cargo...
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    2021-Apr-16, 04:57 AM
    More confirmation of moving right; OFT-2 now August to September, with Starliner Crewed Flight Test "end of this year." Odds are Eric Berger of...
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    2021-Apr-16, 04:45 AM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    There were no engines for the tanking tests, just 3 thrust-simulating hydraulic rams.
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    2021-Apr-16, 03:53 AM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    3 new Raptors being delivered to SN-15 https://twitter.com/fael097/status/1382869535158591497
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    2021-Apr-16, 03:38 AM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Marcia Smith is with Space Policy Online Hans Koenigsmann is now annoying his wife and every fish in the sea ;) Marcia Smith @SpcPlcyOnline...
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    2021-Apr-15, 10:34 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Thrust simulator jacks removed from the pad, engine installation very soon.* Static fire NET Monday, April 19 ...
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    2021-Apr-15, 07:03 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    :D https://twitter.com/BocaChicaGal/status/1382736574685843463
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    2021-Apr-15, 10:19 AM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Crew 2 Endeavour gets some body work... (cleaning, maybe some new SPAM panels, and a skim coat) ...
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    2021-Apr-14, 01:54 AM
    Seems there are so many Dragons flitting about there's no where to dock. Of course this large flock is mainly because of Boeing's own failures. ...
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    2021-Apr-14, 01:52 AM
    Crew Dragon's service module (propellant tanks, thrusters, consumables) are integrated into the vehicle, all the better to reuse them. The only parts...
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    2021-Apr-14, 12:50 AM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Over the last week or so. Looks like header tank tests today. Falcon Heavy lunar launch Astrobotic's Griffin lunar lander & NASA VIPER rover,...
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    2021-Apr-12, 09:48 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    This Super Heavy grid fin's a little too large for repurposing as a coffee table ...
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    2021-Apr-12, 09:02 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Stream: cryotesting SN-15 with liquid nitrogen... https://youtu.be/CfdFqchowds
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    2021-Apr-12, 07:16 PM
    Blue Origin New Shepard-15 could fly as soon as Wednesday... https://twitter.com/thesheetztweetz/status/1381268888525139968
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    2021-Apr-12, 02:57 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Closeup of the SN-15 StarLink antenna https://twitter.com/cnunezimages/status/1381332352404750336
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    2021-Apr-11, 08:54 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Looks like the LOX header moves south in SN19 (red = CH4, blue = LOX)
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    2021-Apr-11, 01:03 AM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Looks like the LOX header tank may be moving out of the nose... https://twitter.com/_brendan_lewis/status/1380646421410377728
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    2021-Apr-10, 06:09 PM
    Let's be honest here; China's CNSA is a military space program in synch with their development and testing of space weapons. Their proposed...
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    2021-Apr-10, 05:04 PM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Crew Dragon Crew-1's Soichi Noguchi demonstrates donning SpaceX's spacesuit... https://youtu.be/RCbqYFwIBEQ
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    2021-Apr-10, 12:58 AM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Orbital Starship lower dome pathfinder for Raptor Vacuum (RVac) engines https://twitter.com/RGVaerialphotos/status/1380627708430974978
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    2021-Apr-09, 12:13 AM
    docmordrid replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Musk talks about the integration towers Elon Musk ✓ @elonmusk Apr 8, 2021 Replying to @WatchersTank and @SpaceX Just one skyscraper catching...
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