Booster 5 Receives its Grid Fins | SpaceX Boca Chica

As SpaceX prepares to Static Fire Ship 20, Grid Fins were installed onto Booster 5’s Forward Section. Grid Fins help steer the vehicle during landing. Meanwhile, insulating material was delivered to the Orbital Tank Farm. Video and Pictures from Mary (@BocaChicaGal), Nic (@nicansuini), and the NSF Robots. Edited by Brady Kenniston (@TheFavoritist). All content copyright to NSF. Not to be used elsewhere without explicit permission from NSF. Click “Join” for access to early fast turnaround clips, exclusive discord access with the NSF team, etc – to support the channel. Rolling Updates and Discussion: https://forum.nasaspaceflight.com/index.php?board=72.0 Articles: https://www.nasaspaceflight.com/?s=Starship NSF Store: https://www.nasaspaceflight.com/shop/ L2 Boca Chica (more clips and photos) from BC’s very early days to today. https://forum.nasaspaceflight.com/index.php?topic=47107.0 (Join L2 and support NSF here: https://www.nasaspaceflight.com/l2/) 0:00 Grid Fins Installed onto Booster 5 0:46 Sunrise Over the Launch Site 1:12 The Launch Site 1:39 Chopstick and Carriage Assembly Continues 2:37 Booster 4 (Left), Ship 20 (Right) 3:33 Booster 4 Still Sits at the Landing Site 4:03 Work Continues Near the Orbital Tank Farm 4:55 Perlite Unloaded from a Flatbed 5:20 The Chopsticks and Carriage 6:16 Crews Prepare Ship 20 for Static Fire Testing 7:14 Crane Counterweights Moved to the Production Site 8:10 Another Grid…

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Booster 5 Receives its Grid Fins | SpaceX Boca Chica

Updated: October 13, 2021 — 10:26 pm