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    • CommentAuthorBigOilRep
    • CommentTimeOct 16th 2019
     
    Posted By: TrimDozens of Moon Bases, Mars Colonies and Orbital Space Stations by 2030.

    lol
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      CommentAuthorTrim
    • CommentTimeOct 17th 2019
     
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    Sounds like a Buckminster Fuller name, of the type "Metaxion"
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    So where are they?
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    behind you
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    SpaceX Starship Mk1 Preps (aft flap pivot/actuator mounts) - October 19, 2019
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4efNJufqCP8
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    "Hey Jimmy, the damn thing don't fit!"
    "Wait a minnit Billy, I'll get some angle grinders sent up..."
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    • CommentAuthorkorkskrew
    • CommentTimeOct 21st 2019
     
    Posted By: alsetalokin"Hey Jimmy, the damn thing don't fit!"
    "Wait a minnit Billy, I'll get some angle grinders sent up..."
    This is a demonstrably accurate representation of how the first two ships are being constructed.
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    Just like NASA does it eh?
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      CommentAuthorAngus
    • CommentTimeOct 21st 2019
     
    There seem to be points on those fins that stick out from the hull. Won't they melt off at Mach 20, stainless or not?
    • CommentAuthorloreman
    • CommentTimeOct 21st 2019
     
    Perhaps that’s the plan
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    And when all the skin is melted away it reveals its true form, like some rocketship Terminator from the future?
    • CommentAuthorloreman
    • CommentTimeOct 21st 2019
     
    Or perhaps a Tesla
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      CommentAuthorTrim
    • CommentTimeOct 22nd 2019
     
    Reaction tests SABRE precooler at Mach 5 conditions.

    https://www.theengineer.co.uk/reaction-sabre-precooler-mach5/
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    Second SpaceX Starship Presentation 2019
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4d0gEtzqBHM

    Full Mars Society SpaceX video
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x2gyo1hbheE

    ETA: Updated SpaceX link vid quality
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      CommentAuthorTrim
    • CommentTimeOct 24th 2019
     
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      CommentAuthorTrim
    • CommentTimeOct 24th 2019
     
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      CommentAuthorTrim
    • CommentTimeOct 24th 2019