Re: Starship Prototype update

steven dramstad

He gave the Falcon Heavy launch a 50% chance of success. Was calling it a success if it didn’t take out the launch pad……


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From: Gary Slater
Sent: Tuesday, December 8, 2020 11:19 AM
Subject: Re: [cia-rocketry] Starship Prototype update


Would that be Elon's way of saying, without saying, he doesn't expect it to go well?  


On 12/08/2020 11:15 AM Shaun L. Bill <slbill@...> wrote:



Looks like flight window opens about 2pm.
Because this is a prototype test, Elon estimates maybe 1/3 chance of getting SN8 back intact. 

On 12/08/2020 10:51 AM Shaun L. Bill <slbill@...> wrote:



Nothing immediately imminent.
Pad is clear and some venting is taking place but Remove Before Flight" items still in place.

On 12/08/2020 9:53 AM Gary Slater <gws77@...> wrote:



SpaceX Starship set to begin live coverage in a few minutes:



only scheduled for a 12.5 km flight but with landing of the rocket too I think




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