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Postby Tyler » Tue Feb 06, 2018 12:47 pm

Huge launch today for the Falcon Heavy. Was post poned an hour or so. Google it to find a live stream.
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Postby blake » Tue Feb 06, 2018 1:39 pm

where's it going
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Postby wags83 » Tue Feb 06, 2018 2:31 pm

Here's a live stream. Looks like it's now scheduled for 3:45 pm EST.
https://www.space.com/17933-nasa-televi ... ce-tv.html
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Postby wags83 » Tue Feb 06, 2018 2:31 pm

blake wrote:Source of the post where's it going

Not sure where it's going but it's carrying an electric car into space.
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Postby Tyler » Tue Feb 06, 2018 3:59 pm

I feel like I'm part of history for watching that live.
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Postby wags83 » Tue Feb 06, 2018 4:01 pm

You are.


The boosters landing perfectly vertical was pretty cool.
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Postby Tyler » Tue Feb 06, 2018 4:13 pm

So side boosters land on land and the center core was on the barge? Did we see that land?
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Postby bmyoungs » Tue Feb 06, 2018 4:36 pm

Tyler wrote:So side boosters land on land and the center core was on the barge? Did we see that land?
I think it landed but the camera cut out as it was coming down. Such a shame they only have one camera for the barge

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Postby Tyler » Tue Feb 06, 2018 8:21 pm

From Reddit:
Elon confirmed that they did NOT successfully recover the center core. Only 1 of the intended 3 engines was able to re-light for the landing burn, and it struck the water near the droneship.
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Postby bmyoungs » Wed Feb 07, 2018 7:47 am

Tyler wrote:From Reddit:
Elon confirmed that they did NOT successfully recover the center core. Only 1 of the intended 3 engines was able to re-light for the landing burn, and it struck the water near the droneship.
What is this, amateur hour!

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Postby blake » Wed Feb 07, 2018 10:19 am

the video of the car in space is insane
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Postby Tyler » Sun Mar 11, 2018 10:02 am

Gif of the central one crashing.
https://i.imgur.com/kjsJhbL.gifv
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Postby Huss Buss » Sun Mar 11, 2018 1:09 pm

Tyler wrote:Source of the post Gif of the central one crashing.
https://i.imgur.com/kjsJhbL.gifv


ohh that's easily fixable, just needs new wiring.

so have it land in ocean so don't need to clean up mess?
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Postby Blue Jackets » Fri Mar 30, 2018 6:31 am

SpaceX gains official approval to launch high-speed satellite Internet service

SpaceX has received official permission from the U.S. government to launch a fleet of satellites designed to beam high-speed Internet signals down to Earth.

The decision marks a major milestone for chief executive Elon Musk as he pursues a dream of putting 12,000 small satellites into low Earth orbit, connecting rural and developing parts of the world to the Internet.

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