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Hoppy launch

Postby Burgerman » 26 Aug 2019, 17:53

in 4 hours. And maybe landing too.

Locals have been told to be away from windows. Hopefully no more starting grassfires.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g8CSgRpPT0o

Road !closures & fueling begin in [ 1 hour 50 minutes 49 seconds ].
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Re: Hoppy launch

Postby Burgerman » 26 Aug 2019, 22:03

delayed 60 mins.
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Re: Hoppy launch

Postby Irving » 26 Aug 2019, 22:11

Hopefully landing too else it's going to be a very expensive firework :lol:

Tis true, sadly we might not see the landing on this fixed location camera. Though I thought the intention was to fly to 200m and then return to the same point or close by?
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Re: Hoppy launch

Postby Burgerman » 26 Aug 2019, 22:53

It is. But faa ruling said 30 ton fuel ,max, and 500 feet max.
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Re: Hoppy launch

Postby Gnomatic » 27 Aug 2019, 00:09

Test aborted. :fencing
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Re: Hoppy launch

Postby Burgerman » 27 Aug 2019, 00:52

Yep... Tueseday now. :x
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Re: Hoppy launch

Postby Gnomatic » 27 Aug 2019, 23:08

It launched and nailed the landing!
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Re: Hoppy launch

Postby Irving » 27 Aug 2019, 23:10

Gnomatic wrote:It launched and nailed the landing!

Yes, that was very impressive!
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Re: Hoppy launch

Postby Burgerman » 27 Aug 2019, 23:40

:clap
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Re: Hoppy launch

Postby Burgerman » 27 Aug 2019, 23:42

In the next 3 months, there will be a much bigger one, 3 of those engines, and 4x the height. Elon says orbital, and test flights begin before xmas.
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