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SpaceX Starship SN8 launch tonight

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SpaceX Starship SN8 launch tonight

Post by Fastwalker » Wed Dec 09, 2020 7:49 pm

Worth a watch,its like something from Flash Gordon.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ky5l9ZxsG9M

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Re: SpaceX Starship SN8 launch tonight

Post by podge » Thu Dec 10, 2020 7:09 am

Awesome test flight last night. Shame the landing ended how it did but I’m sure SpaceX will gain plenty of data from that test and come back stronger with SN9.

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Re: SpaceX Starship SN8 launch tonight

Post by Fastwalker » Thu Dec 10, 2020 2:17 pm

podge wrote:
Thu Dec 10, 2020 7:09 am
Awesome test flight last night. Shame the landing ended how it did but I’m sure SpaceX will gain plenty of data from that test and come back stronger with SN9.
Absolutely fascinating to watch. I agree loads of data will have been gathered, can't wait for SN9.

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Re: SpaceX Starship SN8 launch tonight

Post by ChrisCwmbran » Thu Dec 10, 2020 7:54 pm

They said the mission was a success - and the crater was exactly where it was supposed to be!

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Re: SpaceX Starship SN8 launch tonight

Post by Challenger007 » Fri Dec 18, 2020 2:08 pm

Any experience of design and subsequent launch is a positive experience. Even if the launch itself is not so successful, this is an excellent ground for analyzing the data obtained, taking into account the mistakes made. It seems to me that our future is in space exploration. After all, from space we can, as it were, observe what is happening on Earth from the side. I thought about this when I read the article "Utilising Satellite Technology for Wildlife Conservation".

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Re: SpaceX Starship SN8 launch tonight

Post by podge » Thu Jan 28, 2021 7:18 am

Bump

Looks like a potential launch of SN9 later today or in the coming days.

https://youtu.be/Ky5l9ZxsG9M

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Re: SpaceX Starship SN8 launch tonight

Post by podge » Tue Feb 02, 2021 9:59 pm

Whoops

That landing didn’t go as well as SN8, roll on SN10

https://youtu.be/_zZ7fIkpBgs

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Re: SpaceX Starship SN8 launch tonight

Post by Thunder » Tue Feb 02, 2021 10:44 pm

Back to the drawing me thinks 🙈

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Post by 100arw » Wed Feb 03, 2021 8:56 am

As one of the comments says; "If you're not failing, you're not innovating enough".
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Re: SpaceX Starship SN8 launch tonight

Post by podge » Wed Feb 03, 2021 10:44 am

Still early days, Falcon 9 didn’t go to plan for a while when testing now it seems spot on every time.

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Re: SpaceX Starship SN8 launch tonight

Post by Fastwalker » Wed Mar 03, 2021 3:25 pm

Potential launch of SN10 this early evening live on youtube.

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Re: SpaceX Starship SN8 launch tonight

Post by podge » Wed Mar 03, 2021 7:24 pm

Fingers crossed that they nail it this time.

Thrust abort, hopefully try again tomorrow.

Potentially another attempt in 2 hours.

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Re: SpaceX Starship SN8 launch tonight

Post by podge » Wed Mar 03, 2021 11:24 pm

:clap: :clap: :clap:

Well done all at SpaceX, lovely successful landing :thumbs:

https://youtu.be/ODY6JWzS8WU

Sadly at 23.30 it blew up on the landing pad after standing there for around 5 minutes, it was leaning slightly so must of suffered slight damage on landing.

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Re: SpaceX Starship SN8 launch tonight

Post by plmc135 » Thu Mar 04, 2021 11:26 am

If that landing of SN10 was a succesful one, I hate to think what an unsuccesful one might look like :ninja:

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Re: SpaceX Starship SN8 launch tonight

Post by podge » Thu Mar 04, 2021 11:36 am

Search YouTube for SN8 and SN9, will give you a clue.

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Re: SpaceX Starship SN8 launch tonight

Post by podge » Fri Mar 26, 2021 7:27 pm

SN11 currently being prepped for a test flight later tonight hopefully.

https://youtu.be/sTA0GTgFn5E

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Re: SpaceX Starship SN8 launch tonight

Post by Juraf38 » Tue May 11, 2021 2:56 am

Challenger007 wrote:
Fri Dec 18, 2020 2:08 pm
Any experience of design and subsequent launch is a positive experience. Even if the launch itself is not so successful, this is an excellent ground for analyzing the data obtained, taking into account the mistakes made. It seems to me that our future is in space exploration Carton déménagement standard. After all, from space we can, as it were, observe what is happening on Earth from the side. I thought about this when I read the article "Utilising Satellite Technology for Wildlife Conservation".
Totally agree with you, and thank you very much for this post.

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