The SpaceX News Thread

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    that's more of a flying trash-can.

    Residents of Boca Chica should leave their homes when the siren is sounded prior to the test?
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    The water tank has flown (and landed).

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    Impressive for a rocket propelled waste can. Without Space Cowboy along for the ride it's hard to tell the scale. Might be an Estes rocket Elon mocked up to look like his.
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    Spacex PR fest tonight 7 central (8 atlantic).
    This is beginning to resemble a 40's Robert Heinlein novel.
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    At some point, Musk is going to do his update. Right now, we're still waiting for him to show up. Over an hour after he was supposed to take the stage.

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    A couple of friends of mine who work along the border got to see it up close today. :(

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    Jeepers. It is Rocket Ship Galileo. The next couple years are going to be amazing.

    The vid tucker posted is an hour and a half. First forty minutes are prepared speech with a fifteen minute break and then another forty minutes QandA. Well worth a watch if you're into it.

    Here it is again:
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    Elon really needs some training on public speaking.

    I was hoping for a few more technical details or an update on the Dear Moon program, for their usual standards this was a bit light. I was impressed that Elon seemed to be learning not to give date estimations until the Q&A, when he started talking about crewed launches within a year. :lol:
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    I dunno, I found his style charming. You could see the wheels turning when he didn't have a prepared answer, although his answers on life support seemed thin, something to the effect of, "Yeah, that should be easy."
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    When Elon starts talking about "adding rear moving fins", my sphincter tightens.

    He's assembled a pretty damn cool team to build a damn cool ship though.
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    SpaceX aims to have humans on the Moon by 2024.
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    This looks like a reaver craft.
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    Looks like it blew a tube.
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