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  1. Cargo Starship, new image from the NASA lunar...

    Cargo Starship, new image from the NASA lunar landers announcement - cropped & zoomed

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  2. NASA CLPS commercial lunar landers, and one is...

    NASA CLPS commercial lunar landers, and one is huge...


    https://youtu.be/Rxd8gT5oZHU

    https://www.nasa.gov/press-release/new-companies-join-growing-ranks-of-nasa-partners-for-artemis-program
  3. Some will, but Mk1 doesn't need to be a high-qual...

    Some will, but Mk1 doesn't need to be a high-qual finish structure. All it needs to do is go up 20km and prove the skydiver landing.

    In skydiver Starship scrubs almost all horizontal speed during...
  4. Starship Mk1 Preps underway for the start of...

    Starship Mk1

    Preps underway for the start of ground support equipment (GSE), pressure and fuelling tests, and a static fire, leading up Mk1 lifting off for its 20km test of the skydiver landing -...
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    Model X's price makes it scarcer. OTOH,...

    Model X's price makes it scarcer.

    OTOH, Tesla's Model 3 was the top-selling luxury sedan in the US in 2018. The Model Y is being set up to sell even more.

    Gigafactory 3 in Shanghai is licensed...
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    Ford Mustang Mach-E

    Details about performance, battery size/type, range, etc. TBA
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  7. SpaceX βœ” @SpaceX Full duration static fire test...

    SpaceX βœ” @SpaceX
    Full duration static fire test of Crew Dragons launch escape system complete - SpaceX and NASA teams are now reviewing test data and working toward an in-flight demonstration of...
  8. Crew Dragon breathes fire tomorrow, Wednesday...

    Crew Dragon breathes fire tomorrow, Wednesday Nov. 13

    @nextspaceflight
    A static fire of Crew Dragon's eight SuperDraco engines is now scheduled for tomorrow during daylight hours from SpaceX's...
  9. StarLink v1.0 is heavier than Starlink v0.9 ...

    StarLink v1.0 is heavier than Starlink v0.9

    v0.9: 230kg
    v1.0: 260kg

    + Krypton for the thrusters

    Date: November 11
    Time: 0956 EST (1456 GMT)
  10. Thread: Bwahahaha!!

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    Bwahahaha!!

    HAHAHAHAAAAA....what a f'ing idiot!! πŸ˜‚πŸ˜…πŸ˜…πŸ˜ Owww...my ribs hurt πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

    These play like a Home Alone movie...

    https://youtu.be/W0idCh8AqhU

    https://youtu.be/TFSCaxIobko
  11. NASA reveals true cost of Space Launch System rocket (sort of)

    😡

    https://arstechnica.com/science/2019/11/nasa-does-not-deny-the-over-2-billion-cost-of-a-single-sls-launch/
  12. Third-party video ...

    Third-party video


    https://youtu.be/0KFfUZD_acc
  13. I'd pay good money to see this... Malcolm Head...

    I'd pay good money to see this...

    Malcolm Head @malcolmmarsman
    Starship's success revolves around the skydiver-and-flip manuver, which appears to be extremely complex. What gives you confidence...
  14. Oops So how did an un-inspectable part get...

    Oops

    So how did an un-inspectable part get through PDR/CDR?

    https://spacenews.com/missing-pin-blamed-for-boeing-pad-abort-parachute-anomaly/
  15. Starlink 1 Static fire complete Date:...

    Starlink 1

    Static fire complete

    Date: November 11, 2019

    Window: 0951-1002 Eastern (1451-1502 UTC)

    Core: B1048-4, Flight Provenβ„’ on Iridium NEXT-7, SAOCOM 1A and Nusantara Satu/Beresheet
  16. Tesla Q3 results blew the doors off their stock;...

    Tesla Q3 results blew the doors off their stock; +25% in 3 days, >$5 billion in cash reserves. Market cap: $57 billion (GM = $54.3B).

    After the Fiat/Chrysler + Pugeot merger, Fiat/Chrysler's CFO...
  17. Crew Dragon Static Fire Date: NET November 8...

    Crew Dragon Static Fire

    Date: NET November 8
    Time: TBA
  18. 1) Elon Musk βœ” @elonmusk Replying to...

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    Elon Musk βœ” @elonmusk
    Replying to @TJ_Cooney

    Wow, 2011 seems like eons ago! With fairing recovery, Falcon is ~80% reusable, but reflight takes several days & requires boats. Starship will...
  19. Did I mention Starliner can't achieve orbit using...

    Did I mention Starliner can't achieve orbit using Atlas V N22* without firing its launch abort engines? Not enough delta-V. Unassisted insertion won't happen until Vulcan flies in 2021/2022.

    I...
  20. That's not stopping their spin machine! Scott...

    That's not stopping their spin machine!

    Scott Manley @DJSnM (programmer, astrophysicist)

    So... Boeing says this wasn't a parachute failure, because the parachute didn't deploy.
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    Emre Kelly...
  21. Most of Starliners test went according to plan,...

    Most of Starliners test went according to plan, but only 2 of the 3 parachutes deployed. More work to do...

    Starliner pad abort test


    https://youtu.be/acOFK3Bsj58
  22. Reminder Boeing's Starliner pad abort test is...

    Reminder

    Boeing's Starliner pad abort test is on for 0900 Eastern today (Monday), and it'll be webcast & broadcast on NASA TV

    https://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/nasatv/
  23. Monday Nov 4 Boeing's Starliner will do its pad...

    Monday Nov 4 Boeing's Starliner will do its pad abort test at the White Sands Missile Range. This test simulated an escape from a failing rocket on or just above the launch pad.

    The window opens...
  24. SpaceFlightNow reports StarLink 1 (first launch...

    SpaceFlightNow reports StarLink 1 (first launch of the v1.0 satellites)

    Date: Monday, November 11
    Time: ~1000 Eastern (~1500 UTC)

    Rub: that's Veterans Day, a US federal holiday
  25. Here we go - getting Mk1's cargo module ready to...

    Here we go - getting Mk1's cargo module ready to hit the road. Once it's at the pad for stacking they can start on making ring segments for Mk3.

    Mary @BocaChicaGal
    A canard is being attached to...
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