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I had no idea those things right in front of the camera were also sats!

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These crystals at the rcs thrusters look pretty nice

T + 1:07:15 7th satellite deployed

 

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7th

sat deployed

Where's the fairing catching?

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8th satellite deployed!

Finally beat me to it, @Nightfury:)

 

It looks like a wheel of sliced cheese.

9th satellite!

Beautiful sunrise.

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Edited by DAL59

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T + 1:11:00 9th satellite deployed

great view of that one !

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Edited by Nightfury

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MISSION SUCCESS!

Webcast finished.

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1 minute ago, DAL59 said:

*snip*

i got no more likes:0.0:

you would get some :wink:

Look at that :

this looks awesome!

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That video is incredible! Is the big puff there stage separation or is that the break in the contrail?

Yup, that’s gonna freak so many people out.  :rolleyes:

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Was a landing burn ever announced? As far as I remember there was video of a boostback burn, announcement of an entry burn, some jabber right around S2 cutoff that was drowned out by the announcer, and a splashdown confirmation.

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I had trouble hearing as my wife and daughter were simultaneously watching the Wizard of Oz on TV, lol.

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Really, the parts that interested me most were the stage one callouts in the background...which announcer boy studiously ignored.

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5 hours ago, Nightfury said:

 

this looks awesome!

Seems that video and many more like it are "lighting up" the media too:

http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-space-x-sky-20171222-story.html

Just Google "SpaceX Los Angeles" and click on the "News" tab.

And Musk is trolling the internet:

 

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3 hours ago, Brotoro said:

Really, the parts that interested me most were the stage one callouts in the background...which announcer boy studiously ignored.

Brotoro,

 I don't think they ever had any intention of recovering stage 1 this time. That launch sure did wake up the neighbors in LA tho'... :D

-Slashy

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Wow, i really thought Elon was drunk tweeting when he said he was going to send a Tesla to Mars.

He said in an interview that FH will explode, so what if he does this, something completely bogus, because he knows its not gonna work? Question Mark?

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2 hours ago, NSEP said:

Wow, i really thought Elon was drunk tweeting when he said he was going to send a Tesla to Mars.

He said in an interview that FH will explode, so what if he does this, something completely bogus, because he knows its not gonna work? Question Mark?

I think he expects the FH will explode because of difficulties with so many engines , but they doing anything that this is not gonna happen.

You wouldn't launch a million dollar satellite if you don't Know if its work

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46 minutes ago, Nightfury said:

I think he expects the FH will explode because of difficulties with so many engines , but they doing anything that this is not gonna happen.

You wouldn't launch a million dollar satellite if you don't Know if its work

How about a satellite that's worth like $49.99.

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2 minutes ago, PB666 said:

How about a satellite that's worth like $49.99.

Would be an idea, but if you want to have some scientific data coming from these later, it would be good if they make it into orbit :rolleyes:

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3 hours ago, NSEP said:

i really thought Elon was drunk tweeting when he said he was going to send a Tesla to Mars.

He just had bet a sixpack of beer in a gas station cafe that he will.

 

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3 hours ago, NSEP said:

Wow, i really thought Elon was drunk tweeting when he said he was going to send a Tesla to Mars.

Well you know how that old saw goes. Red car in flight - space nerd's delight. Red Planet by morning - that's not boring.

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