Heat Shield Tiles Installed on Ship 21's Nosecone | SpaceX Boca Chica

Thermal Protection System (TPS) tiles were spotted being installed on Ship 21’s nosecone and nosecone barrel, Booster 5’s Forward Section was in the High Bay ahead of being stacked, and several Raptor engines were spotted leaving the Launch Site. Video and Pictures from Mary (@BocaChicaGal) and Nic (@nicansuini). Edited by Jack (@thejackbeyer). 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 – Sunrise 0:45 – TPS Tiles Installed on Ship 21 Nosecone 1:37 – Starship Aerocover 2:05 – Deliveries to the Production Site 2:42 – Starship Production Site 2:57 – B5 Forward Section in the High Bay 3:36 – Work on High Bay Rooftop Bar 3:53 – Ground Fabrication Building Expansion 4:11 – Wide Bay Foundation Work 5:02 – Scrap Nosecone 5:08 – Production Site 5:29 – Barrel Sections Outside at the Production Site 6:00 – Unused Dome…

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Heat Shield Tiles Installed on Ship 21’s Nosecone | SpaceX Boca Chica

Updated: October 8, 2021 — 10:26 pm