Publisert 18. juli. 2021
As Booster 3 prepares for its first static fire test, crews lifted the eighth Launch Tower section into place at the Orbital Launch Site. The eighth section is a shorter section than the other seven and sports an extended platform on one side.
Video & Photos from Mary (@BocaChicaGal) and the NSF Robotic Camera Team. Edited by Brady Kenniston (@TheFavoritist)
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0:00 Crews Prepare Attach the Loadspreader to the Eighth Launch Tower Section
0:47 Booster 3 Prepares for Static Fire testing
1:17 The Eighth Launch Tower Section Prepares for its Lift
2:34 The Liebherr LR 11350 Begins to Lift the Section
4:32 The Section is Moved Closer to the Tower
5:20 The Lift is in Progress
7:48 The Crane Repositions to Install the New Section
9:14 Crews Align and Bolt in the New Section
10:23 Robot View of the Entire Lift
11:05 Mary’s Wide View of the Lift
13:58 2nd Robot View of the Lift