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Old 11-20-2018, 07:56 AM   #31
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A few days ago, this was announced.


A "radical change." Just two months after the DearMoon presentation.

And now,


edit: also loved seeing these posts


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Old 11-20-2018, 08:00 AM   #32
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At this point, I'm discounting any and all news until pics of actual hardware start to emerge, since Elon can't seem to commit to anything.
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Old 11-20-2018, 08:26 AM   #33
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 At this point, I'm discounting any and all news until pics of actual hardware start to emerge, since Elon can't seem to commit to anything.

I agree. Those changes also suggest that its still Powerpoint rockets, not even a clear design process.


Maybe it would be better sticking to the old ITS pictures for making an add-on instead of hoping that SpaceX really commits to a configuration.
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Old 11-20-2018, 05:51 PM   #34
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Probably reality knocked on the door and he's just flying a large Dragon capsule on top of Falcon Heavy...

Add landing legs and a descent stage to the capsule and you have a mini BFR...
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Old 11-21-2018, 02:33 PM   #35
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4th rock your right there was a plan for a smaller BFR but i think it canceled. It would launch on a Falcon 9 and land Like the BFR on land.It was a way to make the whole rocket reusable
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Old 11-21-2018, 04:00 PM   #36
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A craft with canards called a Starship? That's original...
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Old 11-22-2018, 11:30 AM   #37
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Talk is cheap. Hardware is not. That holds true for everyone, regardless of their name.
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Old 07-26-2019, 02:29 PM   #39
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So they actually got that boiler to fly? Who'd have thunk...
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Old 07-27-2019, 09:53 AM   #40
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We're still quite far from an interplanetary mission...
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Old 08-18-2019, 07:37 AM   #41
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OF Staff Note: Please keep this thread on topic, about the BFR itself. Discussions of the politics around the rocket, SpaceX, and space exploration in general should be held in The Basement.
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Old 08-22-2019, 02:10 AM   #42
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O-F Staff Note: 90 posts debating the feasibility of Elon Musk's plan to colonize Mars split to a new thread in the basement here. Feel free to continue the debate there, and let's please keep this thread on-topic about the BFR rocket itself. Thanks.
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Old 09-04-2019, 07:16 AM   #43
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Smile Re: Elon Musk unveils images of BFR's new design

If you want to see the Starship under construction, go here:

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Old 09-29-2019, 06:04 AM   #44
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Starship presentation by Elon Musk:https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_c...&v=sOpMrVnjYeY close-up of prototype at
1:02:41

Hope everybody tuned in to the Starship update, really surprised there isn't a discussion already! But we are looking at a new design, some spec changes, and a really tight schedule . How great is it to see a prototype of this vehicel!
Hope i get the ball rolling on this one.

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Old 09-29-2019, 07:58 AM   #45
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I've seen that before?




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Elon Musk upbeat on Starship test flights
By Jonathan Amos
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https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-49870154

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