Timeline 2020 part 1

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 A timeline of current events going on at the Boca Chica Site. With minor and major events as best that we can record and report to the community of Space watching people.  Feel free to help add the short Lines and date as accurately as possible.  If you need help or want something added please feel free to ask.

Date Timeline Event(s) Noteworthy additions
07-23-2020
  • An additional building is being built next to the ring fabrication building.
  • SN2 seems to have a new purpose as installations are being made on it.
07-22-2020
  • The old MK1 fins are mounted on some weird shape, Elon tweets its being made to a shade for an outdoor restaurant in Boca
  • Second level of new Giant High Bay are being installed.
07-07-2020
  • The Walls of the new Giant High Bay are starting to go up, Bluezilla is finally working.
07-05-2020
  • The Raptor engine was installed on SN5, next closure is the 8th of july
07-02-2020
  • A new Raptor engine was spotted transported to the Launch site, SN27 according to rumours
06-30-2020
  • SN5 underwent first pressure test, and seeming went through perfectly. This was a test with Nitrogen, so no burning from the flare stack.
06-24-2020
  • SN5 moved to the launchpad, and immediately, lifted unto the new launch mount. Testing expected to commence this week.
06-23-2020
  • SN7 Tested to destruction, in a huge white cloud. Zeus the robotic dog from Boston Dynamics can be seen walking around in the white clouds afterwards.
  • So far no tweets about the pressure reached.
  • A huge new blue Crane, most likely to be used for the new Giant High Bay, is nearing completion.
06-22-2020
  • SN7 seems repaired, testing to start again tomorrow.
  • Huge rebars sunk into the ground and the new Super Heavy launch pad build.
06-18-2020
  • Awesome flyover by RGVaerialphotos lots and lots of pictures on twitter.
  • New beefy looking Thrust puck was delivered, speculation it will go to SN8
06-18-2020
  • Lots of work being done on both repaired SN7 and the new Launch Mount
06-16-2020
  • SN5 moved back into HB1.
06-15-2020
  • 10.41am SN7 Second cryo test starts ending with a leak at 04.10pm
  • 08.51am SN7 First cryo test starts
06-14-2020
  • 09.30pm SN7 ambient pressure test.
  • SN6 fully stacked in HB1.
06-13-2020
  • SN5 moved out of HB1.
06-12-2020
  • SN7 Testtank moved to launchpad.
06-10-2020
  • SN7 Testtank stacked.
06-09-2020
  • Drilling auger installed on the SH Launchpad.
  • SN7 Commondomestack? flipped. Could become a testtank.
06-08-2020
  • SN6 Thrustpuck is stacked upon the skirt 2 stack, leaving only one stacking.
06-07-2020
  • Thrustpuck shucker installed.
06-06-2020
  • SN7 commondome with 2 stack spotted.
  • New crane up and running at the launchpad.
  • New nosecone spotted (making it NC 3, 4(SN5) and 5).
  • Hoppy gained cylon eyes.
  • Confirmation on construction of Super High Bay construction.
06-04-2020
  • Mystery dome 304L 50% ringed with a single ring
06-03-2020
  • SN6 thruststack flipped.
  • New launchstand moved and flipped at the launchpad
  • New crane being assembled.
06-02-2020
  • New SN6 Diagram by Rafael Adamy in our Diagrams Section.
05-29-2020
  • SN6 nosecone spotted.
  • SN6 top dome stack getting ready to be integrated into SN6.
05-29-2020
  • SN6 got his 4 stack combined with the common dome stack, making a 7 stack.
05-28-2020
  • SN4 experienced a RUD, possible a fuel leak that connected with the flare stack. Looks like the whole stand took a beating.
    One of the 3 amigos (Water tower) sprung a leak after being hit with debris.
05-28-2020
  • New nosecone parts are spotted.
  • SN7 top dome is spotted.
  • FAA permit is issued.
  • 02.57pm SN4 succesfully does its 4th SF.
05-27-2020
  • SN4 gets its payload simulator installed.
05-26-2020
  • SN6 Thrustdome ringed. Only stacking of the parts is left.
  • The collapsed 5 stack is repaired.
05-25-2020
  • SN6 Thrustdome spotted.
  • New nose cone parts spotted.
05-25-2020
  • SN7 first 2 stack spotted.
05-24-2020
  • Strange object has been created nearby SN4.
05-23-2020
  • SN6 4 stack might be lifted into HB1.
05-22-2020
  • 2 new nosecones are being cut up.
  • SN4 is getting repairs to its wiring.
05-21-2020
  • A big crane brought unto the Launch Site, speculation is that they need to lift SN4 to repair and improve on the launch pad.
  • 2.07p Tanksection liftjig moved towards shipyard.
  • 8.20a Initial inspection.
  • 5.38a Road opens.
  • 1.49a Drone check up on SN4.
05-20-2020
  • The SN6 Diagrams also gets an update by Rafael Adamy, now at 6.3
  • The SN5 Diagrams gets another update by Rafael Adamy, now up to v5.11
  • 5 stack lifted into HB1 (potentially as stack under the nosecone).
05-19-2020
  • 01.00pm SN4 does a 7 sec SF after which a fire starts.
  • Fire appears to be a from a outside line that burst during the static fire, with the lower part of the rocket being hot the outpouring methane caught fire repeatedly.
  • SpaceX have installed controllable water hoses underneath or nearby the test stand.
05-18-2020
  • SN4 does several tests, but no WDR, preburner or SF.
05-17-2020
  • 01.33pm SN4 does a preburner test.
  • 12.57am Venting on the bottom of SN4 (after 3 days of little activity due to various reasons) .
05-13-2020
  • Diagram v5.10 for SN5 by Rafael Adamy added to our Diagrams sections.
05-12-2020
  • A new SN6 Diagram v6.2 from Rafael Adamy added to our Diagrams section.
  • SN5 has been stacked, tanksection is now complete.
05-11-2020
  • A new SN6 Diagram from Rafael Adamy added to our Diagrams section.
  • SN5 thrustsection was moved inside HB1.
  • Nosecone 4 has been spotted in Mushroom tent (Nosecone 1 in front of Onion, Nosecone 2 behind Onion, Nosecone 3 in front of HB1).
05-10-2020
  • SN6 top dome was ringed.
  • Raptor SN20 was spotted on the Build site, heading towards the Launchpad. Speculation is that SN4 will hop with that Raptor engine.
05-09-2020
  • 09.10pm SN4.00 started what looks like a cryo test, it passed 7.5 bar by tweet of Elon.
  • 02.17am SN4.00 started what looks like an ambient test, start indicated by venting.
05-08-2020
  • The ram has been installed underneath SN4, ahead of additional cryo testing.
05-07-2020
  • v5.9 of the SN5 Diagram by Rafael Adamy uploaded to the Diagrams section
  • Raptor SN18 engine removed from SN4, ahead of additional cryo testing.
05-06-2020
  • Wall going up on the extension of Garlic.
  • 2.38am SN4.18 Second SF test with fuel from header tank .
05-05-2020
  • SN6 common dome is ringed.
  • SN6 4 stack is done.
  • SN5 engine section is stacked (completing the 5 stack). Only 1 stack left for a complete SN5 tanksection.
  • 08.57pm SN4 completes a succesfull Static Fire.
  • SN6 top dome looks completed.
  • 4.57am SN4.18 Second SF test (no flames).
  • 2.49am SN4.18 First SF test (with flames).
  • The Wet Dress Rehearsal (take 3) before the Static Fire seemed to have been started. Meaning they test everything up to but not actually firing up the engines.
05-04-2020
  • 3.58am SN4.18 Second WDR test (looked succesfull).
  • 1.12am SN4.18 First WDR test (stopped due to high CH4 temperatures).
  • The Wet Dress Rehearsal (take 2) before the Static Fire seemed to have been started. Meaning they test everything up to but not actually firing up the engines.
05-03-2020
  • The Wet Dress Rehearsal before the Static Fire seemed to have been started. Meaning they test everything up to but not actually firing up the engines.
  • SN5 topstack was stacked upon the 7 stack, making a 10 stack with only engine section missing.
05-02-2020
  • Garlic's extention is worked upon.
  • SN5 topstack has a battery mounted on top.
05-01-2020
  • New SN5 Diagram by Rafael Adamy, New Ch4 Header tank and nosecone has been destacked Diagrams
  • SN5 common dome is stacked upon the 4 stack.
  • SN5 thrust stack is flipped.
  • Garlic's extention is worked upon.
04-30-2020
  • A Raptor was spotted underneath SN4. Go check out the video on NSF .
  • Garlic is getting his extension.
  • NC3 is moved out of HB1.
04-29-2020
  • SN5 thrust dome was ringed, all pieces of SN5 tank section are now ready.
  • Walls going up on the new front of Onion.
04-28-2020
  • Another diagram of SN5 from Rafael Adamy was added to the Diagrams Section.
  • Work continues on Hoppy, unclear what that is for.
  • The structure that was built infront of Onion gets a massive door installed
  • New tent on the back of the shipyard is completly covered.
04-27-2020
  • 04.22pm Raptor spotted heading to launchpad.
  • The device to simulate Raptor trust has been removed from below SN4.
04-26-2020
  • Cryo test completed successfully. as per elons tweets Elon Musk @elonmusk SN4 passed cryo proof! 😅
  • Cryo test under way, venting and ice forming on SN4
  • New tent on the back of the shipyard is almost completly covered.
  • 00.31am SN4 started venting. Showing cooling right after. Caused by detanking of the ambient test.
04-25-2020
  • SN5 common dome stack was flipped.
  • Another diagram from Rafael Adamy was added to the Diagrams Section.
  • Nosecone 3 has been stacked upon a 3 stack inside High Bay 1.
  • Onion is being expanded (2 ribs added to the front for a total of 28).
  • Onion's new trusses are canvased (26 canvased).
04-24-2020
  • Another diagram from Rafael Adamy was added to the Diagrams Section.
  • Onion is being expanded (3 ribs added to the front for a total of 26).
  • Onion's 3 new trusses are canvased.
  • 06.19am SN4 is standing on its own after crane detached.
04-23-2020
  • SN6 first dome was spotted.
  • SN5 4 stack was lifted into High Bay 1, only missing to be seen is the thrust 5 stack.
  • Onion is being expanded (3 ribs added to the front for a total of 23).
  • 09.55am SN4 arrives at the launchstand.
  • 06.35am SN4 shows itself outside of High Bay 1.
04-22-2020
  • Another diagram from Rafael Adamy was added to the Diagrams Section.
  • The common dome of SN5 was ringed with a 3 stack.
  • Work done on the launchstand.
  • New antennatower up at the launchpad.
04-21-2020
  • A new StarShip X Schematics from Rafael Adamy added to the Diagrams Section.
  • Work done on the launchstand.
  • Many rings and some stacks were repositioned.
04-20-2020
  • No SN4 moving yet.
  • The last part of SN3 is being moved of the stand.
04-19-2020
  • Roll lifts on site for the move of SN4.
  • Another tank going up on the launchpad.
04-18-2020
  • SN4 now sport multiple heat shields ceramic tiles. Can be seen both and the top and on the bottom in Video's from NSF Nasa SpaceFlight
  • Another few diagrams for SN5 also added to the SN 5 Diagrams
  • A new Diagram from Rafael Adamy show for close SN4 is to completion. Check out our SN 4 Diagrams
  • Collection of all the Diagrams from Rafael
04-17-2020
  • Road closures announced for 20th (transport), 23th and 26th (both testing).
  • The top dome of SN5 was ringed with a 3 stack.
  • The final stack for the tank section of SN4 is done.
  • The sidewall of the new building was finished.
04-16-2020
  • 10.47am Shuck A Puck installed in the launchstand.
  • Something shiny was spotted in Ironhenge what could be another 4 stack for SN5.
  • 08.02am Biggy biggy (also known as big grover) rolls into position from behind High Bay 1 to do the final stack for SN4 tanksection.
  • 06.03am Crane backing out of High Bay 1, showing the completion of the thrust 5 stack.
04-15-2020
  • final stack anticipated on the 18th, 19th or 20th of april.
  • 12.29pm NC1 starts walking around.
  • 11.44am Thrust stack was lifted into High Bay 1, completing the skirt.
  • 04.27am Something was lifted into High Bay 1.
  • 03.06am Something was lifted out of High Bay 1.
  • 01.22am Bottom 2 stack was lifted into High Bay 1.
04-14-2020
  • More roofing going up on the new building.
  • Many tankers moving towards launchpad.
04-13-2020
  • The big crane got a jib attached for the "big" lift.
04-12-2020
  • The thrustsection was flipped.
04-11-2020
  • The 3 domes and a 3 stack for SN5 are almost done.
  • 01.11pm The top bulkhead stack was placed upon the lower 7 stack, making a 10 stack in High Bay 1. Finishing the Tank Section.
  • About half of the roofing is up on the new building.
04-10-2020
  • The thrust bulkhead was ringed.
  • The common bulkhead stack was placed upon the lower 4 stack, making a 7 stack in High Bay 1.
  • More roofing going up on the new building.
04-09-2020
  • New building is getting its roof.
  • A possible top dome (ringed) was spotted in Onion.
  • Work being done on the launchstand.
  • Crane up in High Bay 1.
04-08-2020
  • Ringtent is gone. Only the gantrycrane is left standing.
  • 01.40am A 3 stack has been lifted into High Bay 1.
04-07-2020
  • Ringbuilding had his long walls almost finished.
  • Ringtent is nearly dismantled.
  • Pucker ram has been dismantled.
  • 05.03am The below mentioned piece is driven away to the shipyard.
  • 02.10am The last piece of SN3 was taken of the launchstand.
04-06-2020
  • 02.43pm Thruststructure of SN3 has been cut in 2 pieces, the cut off piece is put upon a stand.
  • Nosecone 2 has been lifted, potentialy on a new ring.
04-05-2020
  • The CH4 header tank was installed on the common bulkhead.
  • The common bulkhead within a 3 stack was flipped in front of High Bay 1.
  • Elon tweeted a picture of 3 raptors sitting in one of the tents. On the left of this tweet you can see a new 4 stack.
  • Elon also tweeted that they expected to use much of the trust section for SN4
  • Elon Musk (@elonmusk) @PPathole @austinbarnard45 @LabPadre Pretty much. Good news is that this was a test configuration error, rather than a design or build mistake.
    Not enough pressure in the LOX tank ullage to maintain stability with a heavy load in the CH4 tank. This was done with N2.
3raptor at boca.jpg
04-04-2020
  • Ringtent has his cover removed.
  • New building has walls and a gantry crane added (probably becoming the ringbuilding).
  • Most of SN3 is scrapped, only the skirt is still standing.
  • 02.05am A large piece of SN3 is cut off and dropped to the ground.
04-03-2020
  • The SN3 remains are being cut up
  • 02.07am Lower section of SN3 seemed to crumble under a pressure loss and the top tanks weight (filled with LN2) made most of SN3 fall down.
    Fires on the ground speculating that those are Tesla batteries that have caught fires. On to SN4!
04-02-2020
  • 11.18pm After an issue with a valve, cryo test is starting.
  • 4 topedome was mated to a 3stack.
  • Nosecone 1 has been placed upon a single ring. Making both Nosecone 1 and 2 now having 1 ring.
  • 11.16am Venting started on top and bottom tank.
  • 09.33am Roomtemperature pressure test started.
04-01-2020
  • New tank placed in tank farm
  • Both hatches closed on the tanksection of SN3.
  • SN3 is being worked on, on the stand.
03-31-2020
  • SN3 is being worked on, on the stand.
03-30-2020
  • 07.35pm Berry detaches from SN3
  • SN3 is being worked on, on the stand.
03-29-2020
  • 11.15am SN3 is lifted on top of the launchstand.
  • 09.00am SN3 arrives at the launchpad.
  • 07.00am SN3 starts its journey to the launchpad.
  • 12.03am Berry is being moved to launchpad.
03-28-2020
  • 07.08pm SN3 moved out of High Bay 1 on roll lift.
  • Roll lift is transported to shipyard, ready for moving SN3 to the launchpad
  • Berry is being outfitted to lift SN3 tanksection out of High Bay 1.
03-27-2020
  • Closures are posted online.
  • Concrete pads being poured near Hopper.
  • 2 x 2 stacks visible potentially for SN4.
03-26-2020
  • Berry and rolllifts are on sight for transporting SN3.
  • SN3 tanksection has been stacked in High Bay 1, now 15 rings high.
03-25-2020
  • One cam is now active on the new cam location.
  • Nosecone 2 is placed upon a single ring.
  • Skirt is placed nearby High Bay 1.
03-24-2020
  • New 2 stack outside, 4 stack and skirt still in Onion.
  • Work continued at launchpad.
  • Work continued on new building.
03-23-2020
  • Work on GSE is progressing well.
  • 2 header tanks spotted of which atleast 1 is for SN4.
  • 2 new bulkheads in the works for SN4.
03-22-2020
  • Go Discovery arrived at Brownsville harbor.
  • 5 stack appears to be inside Onion.
  • Continued work on new building.
03-21-2020
  • Cam 1 and 2 are taking done in preparation of the move to the new location. The new location is planned to be ready on 27/28th of March.
  • A 2 stack was mated upon a single ring, making a new 3 stack in Onion, perhaps start of SN4.
  • 3 stack holding trustdome was stacked upon final 2 rings for finishing skirt, only 1 stack left for full tanksection of SN3.
03-20-2020
  • Finished work on High Bay 1.
  • Started work on new building.
  • Started work on 3th level of final side of High Bay 1.
  • Bottom 2 stack for SN3 skirt spotted in Garlic.
03-19-2020
  • 10 stack created with common and top bulkhead in High Bay 1 it appears to be SN3.
  • Continued work on 2nd level of final side of High Bay 1.
  • Crane ready for work on new building.
  • 01:30am A Double stack rings are on the move, seems to be going infront of the Onion Tent.
03-18-2020
  • 10.00am 6 single rings visible outside.
  • Steel beams arrived for new construction on newly mad concrete pad.
  • Starting work on 2nd level of final side of High Bay 1.
  • 4 stack going out frontdoor of Onion.
  • 05.30am Thruststack is being moved inside Onion with flip jig attached.
  • 04.15am 2 stack inside Onion is destacked and placed outside as 2 seperate rings.
  • 7 stack created with common bulkhead in High Bay 1.
  • The thrust section is flipped right way up.
03-17-2020
  • 10.38am NoseCone 2 is being moved behind Garlic Tent getting stacked upon the last tappered section.
  • 09.00am Starting work on final side of High Bay 1.
  • 05.23am 4 stack flying towards High Bay 1.
  • 05.00am new 2 stack is being born.
  • At least 1 of the 4 stacks is moved outside of Onion.
  • 2x 4 stack in Onion.
03-16-2020
  • The SN3 trust bulkhead is ringed with a 3 stack
03-15-2020
  • The SN2 tank was moved back from the Launch area to the Shipyard
  • New tank spotted near Hoppy at the Launch area
03-14-2020
  • 6 rings produced
  • started on another (4th) big top on the right of Shroomtent
03-13-2020
  • Current ring count (at least): 3-stack with topdome High Bay 1, 4-stack, 3-stack with commondome Onion Tent,
    3-stack and finished NoseCone1 (outside), 2-stack and 3/4th of NoseCone2 Garlic Tent, possible parts of NoseCone3 (outside).
  • Left side cladding finished for High Bay 1
  • 07.22am 3 stack skirt visible in Onion.
  • 03.00am Concrete arrived, finished around 08.00am.
  • 02.22am Concrete pump arrived.
03-12-2020
  • Current ring count (at least): 3-stack with dome High Bay 1, 4-stack, 3-stack with dome and 2-stack Onion Tent,
    3-stack and finished NoseCone1 (outside), 3/4th of NoseCone2 Garlic Tent, possible parts of NoseCone3 (outside).
  • They is juggling stacks around a lot.
  • 03.54pm Nosecone 2 in Garlic being put upon a stand
  • Continued working on cladding for High Bay 1
  • Continued working on foundation around the "parking lot"
  • 3-stack with bulkhead spotted in Onion (common bulkhead?)
03-11-2020
  • Current ring count (at least): 3-stack with dome High Bay 1, 4-stack, 3-stack and 2-stack Onion Tent,
    finished NoseCone1 (outside), 3/4th of NoseCone2 Garlic Tent, possible parts of NoseCone3 (outside).
  • Started working on foundation around the "parking lot"
  • 08:00am Work (cladding) on High Bay 1 continues.
  • 05:10am 2 stack arriving at Garlic Tent
  • 04:30am 2 stack lifted out of Onion Tent. 3 (or 4) and 4 stack still inside.
  • 01:10am Stand on trailer drove off, destination unknown.
  • 12:30am Stand (behind MK1) moved upon a trailer.
03-10-2020
  • Current ring count (at least): 1 3-stack with dome High Bay 1, 1 4-stack Onion Tent,
    1 3-stack Onion Tent, finished NoseCone1 (outside), 3/4th of NoseCone2 Garlic Tent.
  • 10:05pm Nosecone 1 moved off its stand.
  • Work on new concrete pad next to Shroomtent.
  • 08:02am Work on High Bay 1 continues.
  • 07:40am Work on "parking lot" continues.
  • 07:32am Work being done on NoseCone1. NoseCone2 looks to be 3 or 4 high.
  • 04:23am 3-stack added on top of single ring, making a new 4-stack.
  • First ring of new stack in Onion Tent.
03-09-2020
  • Current ring count (at least): 1 3-stack with dome, 1 3-stack, 1 2-stack, finished NoseCone1, upper half of NoseCone2.
  • At least 2 rings being moved from Ringtent towards Iron henge.
  • The 18th, 19th and 20th truss (of 20) installed on the Shroomtent, canvas is on. Only front and back left.
  • Lots of work done on the new "parking lot".
03-08-2020
  • Cryotest seems success, at least nothing blew up.
03-06-2020
  • A Nosecone is buing built outside the Onion Tent
  • Another Nosecone is spotted in the Garlic Tent
  • Work on High Bay 1 continues. They're using the building while its being cladded :)
03-06-2020
  • ~08:00pm Road Closure in effect, and water testing has commenced Tweet by Mary
  • 11:15am Tank section is moved to the Launchpad for a pressure test
03-05-2020
  • A 3 stack which yesterday was a 2 stack is rotating in the Onion Tent
  • Rings being taken out of Ring Tent (destination unknown)
03-04-2020
  • Current ring count (at least): 1 3stack, 1 2stack, finished NC1, started on NC2
  • Current progress: SN2 exterior ready, several stacks ready for other SN
  • SN2 had been spotted with top dome on top. Inner works are in the works
  • Roll lift spotted at construction site (to move SN2 to the launchpad)
  • 07:24am Another new nosecone section moved from Ironhenge to left side of Garlic
  • About 4-6 rings being taken out of Ring Tent (destination unknown)
  • Cladding going up on High Bay 1 (final level on the far side)
  • The 10th and 11th truss (of 20) installed on the Shroomtent
  • More work on Shroomtent
03-03-2020
  • The Thrust bulkhead stack was flipped
  • About 4-6 rings being taken out of Ring Tent (destination unknown)
  • Cladding going up on High Bay 1 (2 levels went up)
  • The 7th, 8th and 9th truss installed on the Shroomtent
  • More work on Shroomtent
03-02-2020
03-01-2020
  • Top 2 pieces of a new (SN3?) nosecone were spotted
  • Bottom of the skirt has been spotted
  • The common bulkhead was flipped
02-29-2020
  • Cleanup work at the launch site after the RUD last night.
  • Container wall for the new Tent, is being painted white (was alot of different coloured containers before)
02-28-2020
  • 09:59pm Cryotesting of the tanksektion on SN1 created a RUD, that settles the discussion on which SN the new nosecone was for.
  • 10:00am The new Tent on the double stack of containers are getting its first truss setup.
  • Plating of the new High Bay 1 / VAB, is starting up again.
02-27-2020
  • Nomadd ring counting: 1 triple (probably with bulkhead), 3 doubles and 8 singles.
  • The now welded Nosecone section was lifted off its stand and to another stand left of the Onion Door, and then 30 minutes later moved back to the original stand.
  • 02:16pm Nosecone lifted and stacked upon the other Tapered Ring, sitting on the stand. Completing most of the Nosecone.
  • 07:52am Nosecone moving towards stand to be stacked upon lower tapered section
  • 05:25am Lower tapered section of nosecone lifted on to stand
  • 03.16am 2 stack coming out of Garlic Tent
  • 02.30am Nosecone is brought out of Garlic Tent
  • Stacking happening in Onion Tent
  • Welding on SN1
02-26-2020
  • quiet day, probably because of high winds
  • more concrete pooring for the new higher sprung structure - Mushroom Tent
02-25-2020
  • 05:25pm the double stack was cut in 2 and the top moved back to where the it sat before
  • 03:05pm The somewhat skewed Double Stack was moved from its place infront of nosey to the Ring Tent appearently
  • 01:38pm The Tank stack is no longer being supported by the Berry Crane, standing on its own.
  • 11:26am The Tank stack was lifted from the rollerlift and unto the test stand at the launch pad.
  • 07.05am It looks like a reflection is moving leftwards on the farleft (cam2)
  • 06.36am It looks like SN1 is moving leftwards (cam2)
  • 03.58am It looks like SN1 is moved of the stand it was on (cam2)
02-24-2020
  • Another Diagram By Rafael Adamy
  • The Nosecone also have gotten lifting cords attached to it.
  • The Nosecone sitting in the Garlic Tent has gotten 1 or 2 of the tapered rings more installed.
  • 03:25am another attempt at installing the Downcomer in the 14-stack.
02-23-2020
  • 11:28am The Downcomer was removed again.
  • 09:40am the Fuel line tube (Downcomer) between from the CH4 tank through the LOX tank down to the Raptors is being installed in the 14-stack.
  • Another Container wall is being erected to the right of the Garlic Tent, speculation about a third Sprung structure!
  • 05:10am Another ring moved from the middle of the Ring tent and to the Front of the Tent.
  • 04:45am The Berry crane is no longer holding the 14-stack!, and is being rotated to lift other things.
02-22-2020
  • 11:43pm The outer most ring moved from the Ring tent, to the back of the Garlic and Onion Tents.
  • Diagram by Rafael Adamy updated to show the new 14-stack
  • 11:56 The 9-stack lifted and placed upon the 5-ring Thrust stack!!! SN1 is really taking shape!
  • 04:28am The thrust stack is lifted by Berry and place to the left of the Onion Tent.
  • 02:46am The 5-ring thrust stack is moved out of the Onion Tent next to the 9-stack. So Stacking is happening today.
02-21-2020
  • The Heavy Duty Berry Crane is moved into position and has been left fully extended, speculation about a dawn Stacking of the 9 stack onto the thrust stack.
  • Diagram updated
02-20-2020
  • 07:35pm Nose cone tip spotted on top of nose in garlic
  • 02:48am Square cut out of the 5-stack thrust section.
02-19-2020
  • 11:40pm Stacking of rings inside the Onion Tent
  • A nose cone is being worked on in the Garlic Tent
  • 2 Rings visible in the Ring Tent.
  • 07:45am A ring was dropped (not secured correctly) and later moved behind the Garlic Tent
  • 07:23am A double stack was moved in front of nosey when the camera's was obscured by fog.
  • A new diagram has been made by Rafael Adamy Diagram
02-18-2020
  • 10:30pm Another ring moved out of the Ring Tent and moved to the right.
  • 06:11pm Another ring moved off the IMCAR machine and into the middle of the Ring Tent
  • 06:09pm Crane holding the upper half of the 9 stack stopped lifting and the 9 stack is now standing on its own
  • 03:46am Yet another ring moved off the IMCAR machine and into the middle of the Ring Tent
02-17-2020
  • 07:40pm Another ring moved from the Middle of the tent to the outermost part.
  • 07:02pm Another ring moved out of the Ring tent and placed infront of Nosey
  • The VAB Now seems to have a roof.
  • 09:46am The 5-stack was lifted and placed upon the 4-stack, creating a new 9-stack! :)
02-16-2020
  • 11:37pm Another ring was brough in from the right and placed inside the Onion Tent
  • 06:54pm the 4-stack is lifted unto the M-stand beside the 5-stack.
  • Alot of action, the 4-stack is now in the door of Onion Tent. A flatbed is backing up to the stand...
  • 04:39pm the M-stand was moved behind Nosey.
  • 04:29pm a glimpse through the Onion Tent we can see a new 5-stack behind, this is most likely the bottom thrust stack.
  • A new higher M-stand was moved into the front of the Onion Tent.
  • 01:15pm The 4-stack was moved off to the left inside the Onion Tent.
  • Updated Diagram by @Rafael Adamy Here
02-15-2020
  • 07:54pm The trust stack was flipped [1] and moved off to the left
  • The VAB has reached its height, as they're now laying roof parts on the top.
  • Multiple rings moved out of the Ring Tent 1 left out of the picture to the left, 1 behind nosey and the new 5-stack
  • 03:57am Another ring was moved off the IMCAR and into the middle of the Ring Tent.
  • 03:00am A ring was moved from the middle of the Ring Tent to the front of the Tent.
02-14-2020
  • The VAB seems to have nearly completed the third new level above the plated levels. Still speculation about how high it needs to be.
02-13-2020
  • 03:57pm The tripple stack inside the Onion Tent is stacked upon a single ring, creating a new 4-stack.
  • 12:26am Upper tank section double stack is stacked upon the tripple stack that sits outside Onion Tent creating the first 5 ring stack! [2]
02-12-2020
  • 10:30pm the upper tank section double stack, moved out of the Onion Tent possible stacking event coming up.
  • 11:20am Yet another ring was moved off the IMCAR machine and into the middle of the Ring Tent
  • Another tank section was spotted by Mary [3] on the backside of the Onion & Garlic Tents
  • 07:22am a ring was moved from the Ring Tent to the right of tent.
02-11-2020
  • Another Diagram with pictures added [4]
  • 10:17pm Bulkhead with a double stack moved into the Onion Tent
  • 06:15pm part of the new Nosecone is moved from the IronHenge and first infront of the new Garlic Tent and later into it.
  • 05:17pm Common bulkhead downcomer cone lifted and installed
  • 12:45am The tripple stack with the bulkhead was moved unto the new stand behind Nosey.
  • * Diagram of SpaceShip by @fael097 and @starshipvr Here
02-09-2020
  • 10:56pm A new tripple stack was created inside the Onion Tent by lifting a double stack upon a single ring.
  • 03:34pm the tripple ring was finally flipped over and we could see a bulkhead inside it.
Watch them flip the first bulkhead for SN1
02-08-2020
  • 11:50pm what appears to be a flipping segment is being placed on the tripple stack outside the Onion Tent
  • 05:40pm new double stack in being build in the Onion Tent
  • 01:32am the Gantry looking thing was craned inside the Onion Tent
02-07-2020
02-05-2020
  • 04:55am First triple stack moved behind Onion Tent
  • 01:53am Bulkhead dome being moved over on top of bulkhead jig at back left side of tent.
02-04-2020
  • 07:47am The double stack was lifted up on to a ring, creating a new tripple stack
  • 06:38am Cutting up the ring that was placed outside the Onion Tent
  • 05:09am New double stack moved in front of the tripple stack.
  • 03:26am ring moved from left side of the doors Inside the tent to the door way
  • 02:59am Ring by doors removed to front of the tent
  • 02:28am Elon spotted outside of Onion Tent doors
02-03-2020
  • The triple stacked rings were lifted and placed on a low M&M stand.
  • Lots of gravel removement outside the Onion Tent and Concrete trucks pouring.
  • 3 rings created so far today
02-02-2020
  • 10:15pm Yet another ring created in the Ring tent
  • 08:11pm A ring was moved off the IMCAR
  • Argon tanker was seen coming to the shipyard.
  • Multiple rings created and moved infront of the Onion Tent 5-6 rings created in the last 24 hours.
  • Bulkhead pieces visible being moved around inside the Onion Tent
  • The 3 stacked rings, slowly rotates, speculations is an automated welding from the inside.
  • A header tank was also spotted inside the Onion Tent
  • The new IronHedge II is getting twice as big, another level can is started on 1 corner so far
02-01-2020
  • More of the fabric ends of the Garlic Tent
  • First triple stack inside the Onion Tent moving 2 already stacked rings untop of a new ring.
01-31-2020
01-30-2020
  • 05:11pm A Raptor! was spotted at the site!
  • 10:39am A ring moved off into the Gate House A1
  • All trusses have gone up on the Garlic Tent. It still remains to pull the rest of the covers on and then the end parts with doors will be added too
  • Iron Henge II is progressing too, now have most of the covers added. Its not know how high this structure will be.
  • 07:41am Yet another ring lifted off the IMCAR machine in the Ring tent
01-29-2020
  • 10:37pm Another ring moved out of the Ring tent and moved off to the left, maybe to the Gate House A1
  • Even more work on the new Garlic which is seems to be nearing the end of its creation.
01-28-2020
  • 09:49:59pm Sir Egglon II burst on test stand under cryogenic pressure.
  • 09:49:50 Sir Egglon II cryo tested to the max and according to Elon reached 8.5 bar before bursting.
  • Alot of work on the new Garlic which is really taking shape after a standstill
01-27-2020
  • 10:51am Another ring lifted off the IMCAR machine in the Ring tent
  • 10:07am Sir Egglon II is being moved to the Launch Pad for testing.
01-26-2020
  • 10:33pm Sir Egglon 2 was moved inside the Onion Tent
  • 02:01pm The alignment belt was removed from Sig Egglon 2 (Bulkhead tank).
01-25-2020
  • 08:17pm Nose tank tested to the max and ruptured.
  • 02:50pm outer most ring was moved out of the Ring tent and to the left.
  • 10:37am the top bulkhead was placed on the new Sir Egglon II tank.
  • Another IMCAR machine was delivered! Time to pump out rings twice as fast!
  • Alot more trusses put up on the Garlic tent, seems to be 12 now.
01-24-2020
  • around 8:00pm testing started on the Nosecone and joined tank. Test seems success alot of venting on the top can be seen.[6]
  • Work started again on Garlic alot of trusses started to go up again, after a long standstill
01-23-2020
  • 03:56pm Nosecone moved out of Onion Tent and transported to the launch site. The nosecone had the Round Tank inside of it.
  • 03:15pm Elon spotted on site!
  • 10:35am Bulkhead flipped and put on a stand in front of Onion Tent
  • A ring moved behind the Airgas Trailer.
  • More work on IronHenge 2
01-22-2020
  • A new stand was put in of the Onion Tent. The stand was the one Sir Egglon was moved to the Launch Pad with.
01-21-2020
  • A second bulkhead was moved into the Onion Tent. With a ring on it!
01-20-2020
  • Another ring created on the IMCAR machine inside the Ring Tent. and the ring that was moved off to the left, was moved back to the tent
  • A ring moved off the IMCAR machine to the front of the Ring Tent. Only to be cut up.
  • A ring moved out of the Ring tent and to the left side of it
  • A header tank was also moved into the Onion Tent.
  • 02:01am A nosecone is moved into the Onion Tent.
  • 12:45am Elon sighted in the Onion Tent speculation that he would come back proved ;)
01-19-2020
  • 09:49pm the cap of the Bulkhead in Onion Tent lifted into place.
  • A short visit as the Tesla's drive off again. Speculation is to drop of the kids and he will come back.
  • After the successful IFA, Elon comes onsite to watch the progress. 3 white and 1 black Model 3 rolled up and Elon plus his kids stepped out
  • To pay for equipment LabPadre has started a donation setup, please contribute here: https://streamlabs.com/labpadre/tip
01-18-2020
  • lots of work continuing on the bulkhead inside the Onion Tent.
  • Another ring was formed in the Ring tent
  • the Copycat Tent has a roof and several of the steel coils were moved into it.
  • The tall new building behind Onion Tent gets alot more structure.
01-17-2020
  • lots of work on the bulkhead inside the Onion Tent.
  • The newly Double stacked rings were moved to a new place inside the Value Village
  • 07:43am Nosecone moved to the left of the Ring tent
  • Nosecone was moved to the Onion Tent
  • The Equipment from Go Discovery arrives in Boca, along with several coils of steel and some mystery deliveries.
01-16-2020
  • 09:00pm The stacked rings infront of Ring Tent are moved off to the right.
  • Another Tall building going up behind Onion Tent, could be another IronHenge
  • Go Discovery Arrives in Texas with the equipment from Florida.
01-15-2020
  • 02:40 stacking a previously built ring on the top of the outer most ring.
  • The Garlic Tent is starting to take shape, the first 2 trusses are being held up by the 2 cranes.
01-14-2020
  • Spherical tank thing spottet in the IronHenge, now confirmed by Elon [7] to be a LOX header tank
  • Deconstruction of Sir Egglon/Bobber started
  • Alot of deliveries to the Onion Tent not sure what equipment was delivered.
  • New tent behind the Onion Tent gets more trusses up.
  • More work on the Gantry Crane in the Ring Tent.
01-13-2020
  • New Nosecone for SN1 has been spotted in Mary's Video.
  • 10:35am Outer most Ring in the Ring tent was moved to the left of the Ring tent.
  • Another tent starting to go up beside the Stargate building.
01-12-2020
  • 04:46pm Ring #16 moved of the IMCAR machine into the middle of the [[Buildings | Ring tent]
  • 03:59pm Ring #15 moved from the middle to the front of the [[Buildings | Ring tent]
  • lots of containers coming in.
  • 02:12pm Ring #14 moved out of Ring tent and to the right..
  • 1 Bulkhead and 2 Bulkhead Jigs have been moved into the Onion Tent which seems to be going live before all ends are fully finished.
01-11-2020
  • Continuing to work on the Onion Tent's ends, does seemingly takes some time to put the end wall panels on and stretching it.
  • Alot of work on the Gantry crane inside the Ring Tent.
  • Pictures from Mary shows 2 bulkheads nearing completion (not mated to a ring)
  • Alot of machinery delivered from Ebbco Inc Metal working (was rumour of a water jet cutter)
01-10-2020
  • 5:45:30 am Sir Egglon was burst at the top near the bulkhead seam. And was pressure tested with water vs gas.
  • More end wall panels on both ends of Onion Tent, looking like a big "door" will be placed.
01-09-2020
  • Ring #15 was created currently sitte on the IMCAR
  • 11:50pm Ring #14 moved from IMCAR to the middle of the ring tent
  • 03:05pm Sir Egglon moved from the right side of the IronHenge to the Launch Pad
  • A lot of work done on Sir Egglon
  • More structure on the Onion Tent at the far side.

Sir Egglon Moved.jpg Bye bye Sir Egglon.jpg Sir Egglon at the Launch Site.jpg

01-08-2020
  • 10:52pm Black Rectangles are being welded unto Sir Egglon, seems to be used to multiple places to distribute the load when sitting on a stand.
  • 05:20 pm Sir Egglon standing on its own, as the crane no longer supports the upper half.
  • Road closure moved to the 9th indicating that in indeed will be used to move Sir Egglon to the launch pad.
  • 12:21pm Sir Egglon reassembled again.
  • 10:21am Sir Egglon disassembled again.
01-07-2020
  • 05:27pm Ring #14 started to be created on the IMCAR machine
  • 04:57pm Ring #13 moved off IMCAR and to the middle of the tent.
  • 04:49pm Top Bulkhead lifted and placed upon the flipped bulkhead, making Sir Egglon with 2 bulkheads and 2 rings.
  • More vertical riggings installed on the backside and frontside of Onion Tent
  • 02:42am Concrete is being poured for the floor of the Onion Tent #2
  • 02:00am A bulkhead next to the flipped one was moved to a stand
  • 01:55am Ring #12 also moved to the left of the Ring tent
  • 01:00am Ring #11 moved to the left of the Ring tent
  • Cover being placed on New tent this morning
  • Seems to have at least 1 internal stiffening ring just in the middle of the ring attached to the bulkhead.
  • Also being used as scaffolding to walk around the rings.
  • Possible this will have 1 at each ring or so to help stiff and build the starship this is a Speculation.
01-06-2020

Ring 10 cut up.jpg

01-05-2020
  • Work done on the underside of the Onion Tent roof, looked to be some hookups for new riggings.
  • Also work done on New tent under the "roof".
  • Some work done on the Gantry Crane in the Ring tent.
  • Inner ring seated into second ring/bulkhead assembly between on top of bulkhead and ring section
Kinda slow day on camera so far.
01-04-2020
  • 01:34pm The 8th Truss is being installed on the new tent.
  • 01:03pm The 7th Truss is being installed on the new tent.
  • 11:14am The 6th Truss is being installed on the new tent.
  • 10:00am The 5th Truss is being installed on the new tent.
  • Multiple Stands brought into the area near Iron henge
  • Bulkhead 2 Moved to the stand and a ring placed over it to be attached to it
01-03-2020 New I-Beam for second Onion Castle.jpg
01-02-2020
  • Ribbing for the Onion Tent also going up on the far side.
  • Front ribbing of the Onion Tent Going up on the near side.
  • More IMCAR items brought in. Along with many drive over ramps for keeping cables safe from damage.
  • Bulkhead with 1 ring attached Moved onto rolling cart by Iron henge.
  • Mk1 Bulkhead and scrap partly hauled away
01-01-2020
  • 11:38am A new ring is being made!, this is first one after the IMCAR was damaged. Ring #11
Happy New Year!

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