Enormous Liquid Methane Tank Delivered to Starbase | SpaceX Boca Chica

An enormous Liquid Methane tank was sent to Starbase, a Booster Thrust Puck with a brand new design that gives space for 13 Raptor engines was delivered, and focus on Booster 4 ongoing.

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:00 – Sunrise in the Launch Site

:41 – Orbital Launch Site

:58 – Orbital Launch Mount and Tower

2:05 – Orbital Launch Mount Construction

2:22 – Crews Paint the OLM

2:30 – Launch Tower Construction

3:39 – Quick Disconnect Arm

4:01 – Orbital Tank Farm Construction

5:03 – Tank Decreased Into Position in the Orbital Tank Farm

5:29 – Crews Focus on Booster 4

6:26 – The Chopsticks and Carriage

7:32 – Ship 20 and Booster 3’s LOX Tank Section

7:49 – Crane Parts Depart Launch Site

7:59 – Crame Disassembly

8:11 – New Red Structure Put together

9:16 – Liquid Nitrogen Delivery to Suborbital Tank Farm

9:42 – Ship 20 Nose and Forward Flaps

9:54 – Booster 3, Booster 4, and also the Launch Tower

10:06 – Booster Thrust Puck with 9 Engine Mounts

10:18 – Stairs Being Built Close to the Propellant Plant

10:50 – Concrete Put Close to the Propellant Plant

11:23 – Concrete Pumped into position for that Wide Bay’s Foundation

12:21 – Barrel Section Disconnected from Crane

12:38 – Barrel Sections Waiting to become Stacked

13:23 – Booster 5 Forward Section #4 (left)

13:57 – Booster 6 Forward Section #2

14:19 – Nosecone Production Going ahead in Tent 3

14:32 – Ship Common and Forward Domes

14:56 – Booster 5 Grid Fins

15:35 – High Bay Home windows Lifted

16:27 – Booster 6 Aft Section #5

16:52 – Hybrid Booster-Ship Tank Being Built within the Mid Bay

17:34 – Booster 5 Being Built within the High Bay

18:04 – Booster Forward Section being produced Tent

18:23 – Heat Exchanger Placed Alongside Ground Fabrication Building

18:41 – Booster Thrust Simulator

19:14 – TPS Tiles Placed on Nosecone in Tent 3

19:32 – Barrel Section with TPS Tile Mounting Points

19:50 – Steel Cladding Put into Container Wall

20:19 – Powerlines Temporarily Removed Therefore the New Tank Can Pass

20:36 – Large Methane (LCH4) Tank Sent to Starbase

23:02 – Booster Thrust Puck with 13 Engine Mounts Delivered

18:41 – Booster Thrust Simulator

19:14 – TPS Tiles Placed on Nosecone in Tent 3

19:32 – Barrel Section with TPS Tile Mounting Points

19:50 – Steel Cladding Put into Container Wall

20:19 – Powerlines Temporarily Removed Therefore the New Tank Can Pass

20:36 – Large Methane (LCH4) Tank Sent to Starbase

23:02 – Booster Thrust Puck with 13 Engine Mounts Delivered

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