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3 SpaceX Launches in 36 Hours – Launchapalooza 2022 – Deep Space Updates June 21st.



A roundup of space news stories from the last 10 days or so:

00:00 Intro
00:20 Astra ‘TROPICS’ launch failure
01:21 SpaceX launchapaloza (?)
04:37 Boca Chica environmental assesment report
05:50 Starliner crew reassignment
06:35 SLS wet dress rehearsal
08:29 Soyuz fairing footage
09:06 Perseverance mars litter
09:48 Chinese mars sample return plans
11:01 Jiuquan launch site explosion
11:39 Shiyan 12 launch
12:28 JWST updates
13:20 Blue Origin BE-4 preburner ignition video
14:16 Outro

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38 Comments

  1. Could you please do a deep dive into solid rocket design and function please, maybe compare them with a Raptor in terms of complexity, power, reliability etc

  2. Interesting on your comments on pro SpaceX people being angry, I think it’s more to do with the protracted timescales of the FAA who objectively haven’t performed effectively throughout which is holding the programme back. But working in the UK nuclear space I have found regulators in the main to be excellent, but under resourced though a lack of a government long term plan and funding. I expect the same frustrations apply in the US.

  3. How can you totally ignore why there are these new requirements for Boca Chica? Come on man. You really can't see the politics at play here? I guess keep pretending anyone who is mad is just "not reasonable". I hate this kind of dishonesty.

  4. Scott!! Would you ever consider putting your audio from these videos on Spotify?

    I appreciate the videos are useful but whilst driving I'd happily just listen to the audio!?

    Just a thought

  5. Did spacex launch the_same rocket booster 3 times in 36 hours or just a few different rockets after half a year of preparations?

  6. "Having a classified payload as a rideshare with a commercial… something that was so unclassified that it was allowed to launch on the Soyuz previously." Hahahahahaha I LOVE THIS CHANNEL.

  7. Brian Cox: Seven Days on Mars, has an interesting segment about the rock sample collection and return plans, turns out the "simplest" way isn't actually that simple! The whole documentary is worth watching.

  8. 10:50 why isn't anybody collecting the dust from that global dust storm? Effectively you would be collecting material which is a mix of stuff from all round Mars, no? That seems like quite the unique opportunity which may result in surprising findings and likely something that hasn't been found before.

  9. Is there a link anywhere to the full video of that Soyuz fairing returning to Earth? Seems like it'd be an entertaining watch.

  10. Watching the SLS dumpsterfire is like having an elderly drunk uncle staggering around at a BBQ….

  11. That's unfair to space x critics , the promise was a 6 mill launch and a 24 hour turnaround so as a whole we are still well vindicated 😛 as its 60 mill and a month except for one . Still hyperloop fantasy league , hope to be proven wrong but the big one is a big fail and the Mars colony is hilarious in its cgi presentations and avoidance of all issues .

  12. SpaceX always manage to make extraordinary things look almost easy or boring lol ! That's a proff they truly know their shit <3

  13. Love that BO footage! wow, a very rare disclosure from BO. would love it if this effort's engineering and dev details were more widely shared. it seems if they'd include us on their technical journey, it might be a public relations improvement over what exists now.. love to see many more of these engineering vids from BO.

  14. Gerry Anderson like cool stuff. It appears he saw all this tech coming. One of the boosters could be named Captain Scarlet. . Huey, Duey, …Ultra Man
    Speed Racer….

  15. Thank you for yet another great video, Scott.
    After seeing this Russia fairing returning, and all the SpaceX first stages landing, I thought it would be really great to see a SpaceX second stage return and burn after deployment. What are the odds of us getting to se this?

  16. Can an SRB start out slower? Be less violent with G-forces. Maybe a different formulation for the first minutes. Or is that idea cracked?
    I have a friend. He works on that BE4 plate. He says it's super secret, the exact specs for those. (of course he's never told me – I can't get any goodies out of him 😛 )

  17. Manley. That's what all the girls say, yeah! .. I'm not "pro Musk", but I am SOoo glad we have SpaceX. The Chinese have heavy lift and many smaller. Without SpaceX we Americans are almost dead in the water :/ .. WHY did we give up the F-1, strongest most powerful rocket EVER!? .. We beg Russia for theirs. Europe has bigger. China bigger. Even if Musk has COMPLETE success, it will have 2 months record not 10 or 60 years. Americans MUST stop thinking and planning short-term!!! – – Was the Apollo Lunar lander on the moon a time machine!? Some audio questions were answered in 0.9 of a second in official NASA tapes. That is 3 times the speed of light. 2.7 seconds to-from the moon is required (without time-travel). Some NASA questions were answered by moon astronauts 0.9, 1.0 and 1.1 seconds between question and answer. In official NASA tapes. The Lunar LEM was 3 sheets of kitchen aluminum foil thick. Yet a 10,000 lb rocket did not tear it to pieces. Grissom, 2 weeks before he died in Apollo 1 fire said the Lunar LEM was unsafe. "Staples and taped aluminum foil." Look closely at official hi-def pics of the LEM sitting on the moon. You can see admitted "Scotch tape" holding on exterior panels. NASA admits using Scotch tape! It saved weight. Temperatures of 250 heat on the moon, but Scotch taped. (Odysee com search Lunar lander or American Moon). Every country was given a moon rock. The Netherlands tested theirs, it was petrified wood. From earth. Von Braun, NAZI head of moon mission would leave at busiest times to collect meteorites in the Antarctic. Antarctica was once a forest, petrified wood "rocks" are found there to this day along with meteorites, visible in the white snow. Why did we silently retire the Apollo Saturn 5, 3-man F-1, strongest rocket every built, after complete success of moon landings? We beg Russia for their less powerful rockets. No F-1 failures, 65 times proved, 13 flights. 100% successful, most weight lifted, most distance, 250,000 miles. All other rockets lift less and mostly to 300 miles. The F-1 was promised to take us to Mars by 1985. It was quietly retired, even the blueprints lost. After complete success and reliability to the moon! For 60 years, we use old Mercury (1-man) and Gemini (2-man) Titan and Atlas rockets, upgraded. The 1950s Apollo upper stage J-2 is the Centaur. And we beg the Russians for their old 1950s rockets stronger than the Gemini, but weaker than the Apollo F-1 that took us to the moon. All other 1960s rockets are still used in America and Russia. Strong Apollo F-1 forgotten! Why? We put a lot of mass into space. We need every good rocket we have. And the F-1 was our BEST! After silent 15 years wait replaced by the Shuttle. A weak hydrogen burning rocket with solid rocket boosters (SRBs). Half a generation wait. Why? We had fully developed in 7 years, the 100% reliable, proved, most powerful F-1 that could have lifted SIX TIMES the weight. The Shuttle, 75% the weight of Apollo, but could only lift 1/6th the weight and up only 200 miles (at 3 times the cost per launch). Apollo, lifted 6 times the weight, 250,000 miles! Fastest, farthest of any rocket EVER! Both Shuttle explosions, 14 people dead from external fuel tanks and solid fuel boosters would have been prevented using the Apollo F-1s to lift the Shuttle! I've worked a government office. They keep everything! In 5 copies! The 5th, last goes to a special place; it can NEVER be lost! But all F-1 blueprints are missing. Gone! If an alien UFO landed we would take it apart and reverse engineer it. Why 60 years, we have not reverse engineered the perfect record, strongest ever F-1s still in museums? They are easily X-rayed and copied and are mostly plumbing. No. We beg Russians for their weaker than the F-1 rockets! The original tapes from the moon landings are gone! We keep the original Constitution and a bell that cracked in 1776 Philadelphia, but not record of America and human's historic first trip to the moon! Nor blueprints to the strongest rocket ever built. James Webb, the head of NASA resigned DAYS before the 1st mission to the moon. Why? Neil Armstrong resigned and was silent all his life. Why? He was shy? Who cares, that was his job! To be the triumphant first on the moon, voice of all of us. His anniversary words, "Much that is left undone", "protected by truth's protective layers." Who talks that way? He's admitting their shame. And sham. Human eyes see flashes in space. Film does not work beyond earth orbit. Both eyes and film see spots and cloudy patches from X-rays, Cosmic rays and the massive radiation of the Van Allen belts. There was NO thick lead around the moon camera. Nor lead lens! Nor around the film, going through the Van Allen belts twice! The film from the moon is perfect, spotless! As though made in Hollywood. The camera on the moon was aluminum. No insulation! It had no electric heater. -250 temperatures would have cracked and broken the plastic film as it moved through the camera. If it could even move in a frozen camera. In sunlight, +250 temperatures would have melted the plastic film inside. The LEM has bright red hypergolic fire and smoke. The same SpaceX uses and Soviet thrusters maneuvering toward the Space Station. Always the flames are visible! You've seen them. Also look at the test films showing massive billowing dark red clouds from it. But on rise from the moon, the video shows no exhaust fire or smoke, not deep red, none. And no LEM thrusters fire as it rotates and aligns to join with the command module above the moon. You must have thruster fire right when the LEM moves left, but none! LEM landing pads in pictures on the moon have no dust in them. There are not even scorch marks under any LEM in moon pics. No craters either. Though the massive 10,000 lb rocket exhaust would have thrown dust into the pads. And at least left fire scorch marks. The LEMs were noisy. The engine more powerful than a jet, inside the LEM with the 2 astronauts. Engine and astronauts separated by thin sheets of aluminum foil. NASA officially says the LEM was 3 sheets of kitchen aluminum foil thick. 12/1000th of an inch. NASA says it was so thin, "You could put your fingers through it." That engine roars and massively vibrates! They couldn't even hear themselves. Yet you never hear anything in their calm, quiet words "from the moon." 1969 was the PEAK sun activity of that 11 year cycle, that could kill people in space. The WORST time to send astronauts! (Protected by 3 sheets of aluminum foil). And one Apollo, the landing site was in the dark when they were scheduled to land. You can check the charts. The LEM cannot land in the dark! And their rules forbade it! Because it would crash in the dark! NASA always checked these details and timed launches to be exactly correct for a landing in the light. Fra Mauro, the landing site was completely in the dark at the scheduled landing time of Apollo 13! They knew they could not land! Before the launch! The sun/moon charts don't lie! Check them. Apollo 13 was totally faked! Another moon trip, video inside Apollo, when supposedly near the moon showed a full big blue earth through the window. That video is labeled by NASA, "Not for Public Showing." But was released. No Apollo moon mission ever left earth orbit! Grandpa lied! Nixon. Nazi Von Braun. 1960s American government. Vietnam. JFK killed by a magic bullet. The moon landings. CIA bs around the world. And more! Youtube hides it, but O d y s e e. com shows much evidence. Search Lunar lander. Or, 'American Moon (English)'. And while we SIT, Communist Chinese with Russians may be the TRUE first human beings to walk on the moon.

  18. Things are actually happening in space news. I try not to get excited but it's hard to stop yourself when so much is going on in such a short time.

  19. Second favourite bald spaceman, just behind Mr. Picard. Fraser Cain coming in close for the bronze tho

  20. Whatever you hear the phrase "deep space," remember thr NASA videos that flatly say that someday they will go beyond LEO or low earth orbit. An odd admission because it is necessary to go beyond LEO to get to the moon!

  21. Is Korea's Satellite launch gonna make the update next week? The President is really pushing for Korean Space Agency growing (and actually being officially made)

  22. Hulloo, Scott! Thanks for the news, as always! You got me thinking there about that Globemaster… Wasn't there a story some month about SpaceX moving some military payload from Florida to Vandenburg for no extra cost but flying on a reflown booster instead of a new one? Might there have been the additional requirement ofnot flying alone on that reflown booster?

    Or had that flown already? Can't remember, there are just so many F9 launches… 😉