FAA issued a Temporary Flight Restriction (TFR) for the Boca Chica area starting on August the 9th and running to September 2nd “To provide a safe environment for space ops pursuant to 14 CFR Section 91”.
SN5 – Undergoing repairs in the mid-bay.
SN6 – On Test Stand A – Static fire test successfully executed on August 23rd. The mass simulator arrives at Test Stand A.
SN7.1 – Test tank undergoing stacking.
SN8 – Under construction in the mid-bay.
SN9 – Under construction in the segment manufacturing tents. Forward dome spotted outside Tent 1.
Low Bay – A stacked nosecone assembly
Mid Bay – SN5, SN8
High Bay – Under construction – Installing the last level.
Test Stand A – SN6 static fire test completed.
Test Stand B – Under construction – Installation of the second test stand continues. The whole stand has been moved to a new foundation.
Orbital Launch Mount – Under construction – Rebar work for base columns. Steal sleave has been installed on one column.
Old Gas Well – On-site methane (CH4) propellant production? Ground preparation work in process.
Cape Canaveral, Florida
Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A), Kennedy Space Center
Saturday, August 29, 2020, 10:30 am EDT (14:30 UTC) – Starlink 11
Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40), Cape Canaveral Air Force Station
Thursday, August 27, 2020, 23:19 GMT (7:19 pm EDT) – SAOCOM 1B – SpaceX Falcon 9 Block 5 B1059.4. This launch is for CONAE, the Argentine space agency. This will be the first polar orbit launch from Cape Canaveral since 1960 when a cow was killed in Cuba by falling debris. Falcon 9 will be landing at Landing Zone 1.
News and Commentary
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