Go up SpaceX's Starship-catching robotic launch tower with Elon Musk!
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 Published On May 26, 2022

Today we’re going up SpaceX's Orbital Launch Tower with the ultimate tour guide, Elon Musk. He’s going to walk us around the bottom, explain how they plan to catch the booster with the chopsticks and then we'll go up the elevator stopping at the quick disconnect and on the upper deck!

Recommended videos to help with some context [Playlist] - https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLWzKfs3icbT55w6f9wGqXkhk_SlanIhnr

Huge thanks to Ryan Chylinksi from Cosmic Perspective for helping shoot this video! - https://www.youtube.com/c/CosmicPerspective & http://patreon.com/cosmicperspective

00:00 - Intro
00:45 - Tour Begins
02:00 - How to catch Starship
10:45 - Starlink 2 details
12:40 - Elevator up the tower
14:15 - Quick Disconnect Arm
17:20 - Top of tower
20:20 - The importance of making humans multi-planetary
26:00 - Growing the economy
30:20 - Orbital Propellant Farm
32:00 - Outro


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