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Re: SpaceX News
« Reply #225 on: February 12, 2021, 08:17:53 AM »

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Re: SpaceX News
« Reply #226 on: February 12, 2021, 08:43:11 AM »

But a legal one.

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Re: SpaceX News
« Reply #227 on: February 12, 2021, 08:45:41 AM »


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Re: SpaceX News
« Reply #228 on: February 15, 2021, 05:25:23 AM »



Apparently, it benefits a lot of people. The basic principle of modern capitalism is that a person or a company is successful (profitable, etc.) only when it benefits society. This means that people are willing to pay a set price for the services or goods that the company provides.
So society now considers electric cars and space companies useful.

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Re: SpaceX News
« Reply #229 on: February 15, 2021, 09:11:22 AM »

29 in Boca Chica with 40+mph winds . When I last saw poor SN10, camera is out now, it looked like it wanted to go back into Highbay
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Re: SpaceX News
« Reply #230 on: February 15, 2021, 10:17:17 AM »

24 now. Wow. Bet there was a run on coats and gloves in Texas. Heard they're having a lot of brown outs, maybe due to all the electric heaters going?
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Re: SpaceX News
« Reply #231 on: February 15, 2021, 10:56:18 AM »

24 now. Wow. Bet there was a run on coats and gloves in Texas. Heard they're having a lot of brown outs, maybe due to all the electric heaters going?

News said it was deliberate to not strain the system ....  ???
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Re: SpaceX News
« Reply #232 on: February 15, 2021, 10:57:33 AM »

News said it was deliberate to not strain the system ....  ???

My family in the DFW area reports the same thing.  Rolling blackouts that last around two hours.
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Re: SpaceX News
« Reply #233 on: February 15, 2021, 11:04:58 AM »

My brother is a bit West of Houston.  He just lost power.  Hopefully, it is just 2 hours. 

The load should be a little lower since a lot of the chemical plants down on the coast are having trouble keeping things running.  Not used to sustained freezing temps.
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Re: SpaceX News
« Reply #234 on: February 15, 2021, 11:15:24 AM »

I read yesterday where a lot of the power windmills are frozen due to the weather.  Probably 50% are offline.  That's a pretty good chunk of power for Texas.
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Re: SpaceX News
« Reply #235 on: February 15, 2021, 11:55:43 AM »

I read yesterday where a lot of the power windmills are frozen due to the weather.  Probably 50% are offline.  That's a pretty good chunk of power for Texas.

Don't those wind turbines use grid power to heat the important bits and to keep things running when the wind dies?  That's what I read somewhere.
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Re: SpaceX News
« Reply #236 on: February 15, 2021, 11:57:56 AM »

Don't those wind turbines use grid power to heat the important bits and to keep things running when the wind dies?  That's what I read somewhere.

I was thinking the same thing, but apparently they don't, at least in Texas.  Or the cold is such that it is beyond the capacity of the heaters.
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Re: SpaceX News
« Reply #237 on: February 15, 2021, 01:16:45 PM »

24 now. Wow. Bet there was a run on coats and gloves in Texas. Heard they're having a lot of brown outs, maybe due to all the electric heaters going?

One of my old shipmates lives in Texas. Their power is out. Their power supplier relies heavily on wind turbines which are apparently frozen up, so much for green energy.
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Re: SpaceX News
« Reply #238 on: February 15, 2021, 01:48:02 PM »

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Are yall experiencing power outtages down south? Many in DFW are without power. Bless you Mary!!!🤘❤
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Thankfully, no power outage at Boca Chica. I do believe there are power outages in the surrounding areas though. Several traffic lights are not working in Brownsville.
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Re: SpaceX News
« Reply #239 on: February 15, 2021, 02:28:02 PM »

I heard that it was the first time in TX history that all 254 counties were under a Winter Storm Warning.
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Re: SpaceX News
« Reply #240 on: February 15, 2021, 05:40:24 PM »

I read yesterday where a lot of the power windmills are frozen due to the weather.  Probably 50% are offline.  That's a pretty good chunk of power for Texas.

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Re: SpaceX News
« Reply #241 on: February 15, 2021, 07:23:14 PM »

I heard that it was the first time in TX history that all 254 counties were under a Winter Storm Warning.


Globular Warmulating .....  :angel: [tinfoil]
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Re: SpaceX News
« Reply #242 on: February 15, 2021, 10:55:47 PM »


LIVE: SpaceX Launches 60 Starlink Satellites on Falcon 9
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dro26yN6OZU
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Re: SpaceX News
« Reply #243 on: February 15, 2021, 10:56:36 PM »

I heard that it was the first time in TX history that all 254 counties were under a Winter Storm Warning.

Globular Warmulating .....  :angel: [tinfoil]

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Re: SpaceX News
« Reply #244 on: February 15, 2021, 11:09:35 PM »

Lost the booster.
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Re: SpaceX News
« Reply #245 on: February 15, 2021, 11:20:10 PM »

In the chat "Booster Lives Matter"
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Re: SpaceX News
« Reply #246 on: February 15, 2021, 11:43:39 PM »

2nd stage and payload are fine. Booster went into the drink though

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Re: SpaceX News
« Reply #247 on: February 15, 2021, 11:44:20 PM »

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Due to a major power infrastructure failure on South Padre Island all LabPadre cams will be down until further notice. We apologize for the inconvenience. #SpaceX #BocaChica #Texas #Starship
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Re: SpaceX News
« Reply #248 on: February 16, 2021, 12:54:39 AM »

2nd stage and payload are fine. Booster went into the drink though

Two dozen stuck landings in a row before a failure.  How's ULA's landing record?  >:D

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Re: SpaceX News
« Reply #249 on: February 16, 2021, 07:56:48 AM »

2nd stage and payload are fine. Booster went into the drink though

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After stage shut down we did see a little extra spice on the first stage. Wonder if something wasn’t right at this point already. Unfortunately B1059 is now becoming a coral reef. Rest in pieces friend. The new record to break is 24 consecutive landings... 25 remains elusive 🥺


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