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(YouTube)   Static fire of SpaceX super heavy booster 7 at approx 6:20 PM EST. Short notice and possible explosions of the non political type   (youtube.com) divider line
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2022-08-09 6:16:12 PM  
This is the first static fire of a booster on the orbital launch mount!
 
2022-08-09 6:24:39 PM  

khitsicker: This is the first static fire of a booster on the orbital launch mount!


Go go go! I'm glad I caught this.
 
2022-08-09 6:25:33 PM  
WooooOOOOOOooooooooOOOOO!
 
2022-08-09 6:25:53 PM  
And it's complete, with the signature HONK at the end.
 
2022-08-09 6:26:14 PM  
biiiiiiiiiig fwoomp!
 
2022-08-09 6:26:20 PM  
cool i clicked seconds before the test
i like the chirp of the engine at the end
 
2022-08-09 6:26:27 PM  
Should put some steaks under it. Nailed down of course
 
2022-08-09 6:26:54 PM  
Do it again!
 
2022-08-09 6:28:57 PM  
woooow that was only 1 engine too.
 
2022-08-09 6:30:36 PM  
Caught it just in time for the depressurization venting.    :-(
 
2022-08-09 6:33:32 PM  
Dang! Just missed it and trying to replay the link does zip.
 
2022-08-09 6:35:49 PM  

natazha: Dang! Just missed it and trying to replay the link does zip.


click live then go back about 10:30 minutes.
 
2022-08-09 6:41:09 PM  

khitsicker: natazha: Dang! Just missed it and trying to replay the link does zip.

click live then go back about 10:30 minutes.


Thanks! I wasn't going back far enough.  On the upper left counter: 5:24:54
 
2022-08-09 6:48:17 PM  

khitsicker: woooow that was only 1 engine too.


That was only 1 engine?

...
 
2022-08-09 7:43:25 PM  
They are now speculating that a Starship 24 test fire could occur in about 45 minutes.
 
2022-08-09 9:00:18 PM  

Spectrum: They are now speculating that a Starship 24 test fire could occur in about 45 minutes.


frost ring on ship 24 now. shouldn't be much longer.
 
2022-08-09 9:10:49 PM  
They're saying under ten minutes....
 
2022-08-09 9:12:07 PM  
s24 static fire imminent
 
2022-08-09 9:12:41 PM  
It's happening!
 
2022-08-09 9:19:32 PM  
w0000t shiats on fire y0
 
2022-08-09 9:20:32 PM  
Some of those cones are toast.
 
2022-08-09 9:21:36 PM  

Spectrum: Some of those cones are toast.


before the static fire: "can traffic cones fly?"
 
2022-08-09 9:22:23 PM  
That post-test venting looks a bit wrong
 
2022-08-09 9:34:15 PM  

khitsicker: Spectrum: Some of those cones are toast.

before the static fire: "can traffic cones fly?"


Before: 15 or so traffic cones.
After: 4 traffic cones

Lol
 
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