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Starship Launch Tower Gets Catching Hardware For Boosters and Ships | SpaceX Boca Chica



The Chopsticks have been fixed and are getting hardware to support catching Boosters and Ships. Meanwhile, Ship 25’s nosecone was rolled to the High Bay for stacking and Raptor gimbal hardware was spotted.

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0:00 – Chopsticks Move for the First Time Since Their Hydraulics Failed
0:32 – Ship 25 Nosecone Moved to the High Bay for Stacking
0:58 – Ship 25 Nosecone Stacked in the High Bay
1:30 – Sunrise (August 15)
1:49 – Ship 25 Nosecone and Tank Section in the High Bay
2:05 – The Production Site
2:21 – Booster 7 in the Mega Bay
2:37 – Crews Work on Booster 7’s Engines
2:59 – Booster Forward Sleeve Rolled Outside of Tent 1
4:12 – Ship Flap Mounts
4:25 – Booster Forward Dome (left) and Elliptical Domes (right)
4:51 – Barrel Sections Outside at the Production Site
5:06 – Ship 25 Nosecone
5:51 – Starfactory Construction
6:15 – Raptor Gimbal Hardware Delivered
6:44 – Nosecone and Payload Section Production Area
7:20 – Catch Hardware Added to the Chopsticks
7:50 – Orbital Launch Mount and Chopsticks
7:59 – Catch Hardware Added to the Chopsticks
8:24 – Hydraulic Actuators
8:31 – Orbital Launch Mount and Chopsticks
8:39 – Launch Tower and Orbital Launch Mount
9:29 – Ship 24 Prepared for More Static Fire Testing
10:00 – Ground Work Around the launch Site