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Thread: Space X has accelerated testing of its large booster engines

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    Default Space X has accelerated testing of its large booster engines

    Space X has a testing facility outside of McGregor Texas(south west of Waco Texas by about 10 miles). Well, I currently live about 20 miles from the testing facility and can easily hear the roar of the large booster engines from inside my house!

    Over the last week, they have greatly accelerated testing of these booster engines. Typically, over the past couple of years, we hear the tests about once to twice a month usually. However, in the past week and a half there have been 4 tests done. Two of which were on the same day. All 4 of the recent tests have lasted for 3 minutes.


    Could this accelerated testing be in part to a looming shut down or something else? Enquiring minds want to know.
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    They just did another test, but this one was shorter having only ran for 1-2 minutes.
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    just the VIPs getting ready to bug out to their Moon BOL ..

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    Quote Originally Posted by Illini Warrior View Post
    just the VIPs getting ready to bug out to their Moon BOL ..
    I had the same thought, like in the movie "2012"...those big ships they made for selected persons to survive in.

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    It's probably because march has been so wet, they may have just been prepped and figured they'd knock out what they could asap.
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    They are also hiring a lot of people...Especially looking for Stainless welders.
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    Space X did another test yesterday, then 2 more tests today. The tests today are definitely the big rockets being tested.
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    Yet another test, but this one was at 8:40 pm!!! I would be really upset if I lived just a couple of miles from their facility. My 5 year old goes to bed at 7:30 pm.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 91CavGT View Post
    Yet another test, but this one was at 8:40 pm!!! I would be really upset if I lived just a couple of miles from their facility. My 5 year old goes to bed at 7:30 pm.
    Makes me wonder if it is related to (China's "secret" testing):

    https://www.wsj.com/articles/possibl...rn-11586970435
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    Quote Originally Posted by Winni View Post
    Makes me wonder if it is related to (China's "secret" testing):

    https://www.wsj.com/articles/possibl...rn-11586970435
    Makes you wonder if maybe they're getting ready to transport the "elite" minds to one of those distant planets they've found that they think could support life.

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