Starship Aft Flap with Curved Thermal Protection Tiles Spotted | SpaceX Boca Chica

A Starship aft flap with curved thermal protection system (TPS) tiles was spotted. Super Heavy Booster 4 aft sections 4 and 5 were waiting outside the High Bay to be stacked while Orbital Launch Site construction continued. Video and Pictures from Mary (@BocaChicaGal). Edited by Jack Beyer (@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 at the Launch Site 0:31 – Booster 4 and GSE Tank 5 Construction in High Bay 0:51 – Nosecone Moved to Scrapyard 1:47 – Storage Area Near Propellant Plant 2:08 – Unknown Structure 2:49 – Another Unknown Structure 3:17 – Deliveries to Production Site 3:40 – Orbital Tank Farm Construction 5:02 – Tanks Moved at Orbital Launch Site 6:11 – Orbital Launch Mount and Launch Tower Base 7:03 – Roofing Installed on Tower Winch Room 7:47 – Orbital…

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Starship Aft Flap with Curved Thermal Protection Tiles Spotted | SpaceX Boca Chica

Updated: July 16, 2021 — 10:28 pm