Why SpaceX Built A Stainless Steel Starship

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[5] spaceflight101.com/msl/msl-aeroshell-and-heat-shield/

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8 feb 2019

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Real Engineering
Real Engineering Hace 14 días
The daily problems on Brilliant are actually fantastic. Great way to challenge your brain each day. Thanks again to Brilliant for making these videos possible: brilliant.org/realengineering/
SquidSnipes Hace 3 días
We could use tungston
Terry Wilson
Terry Wilson Hace 7 días
> The daily problems on Brilliant are actually fantastic... (blink blink) Okay, different type of problem than the daily problems on Patreon.
wobblyboost Hace 10 días
Utter fantasy, you will know this one day, SpaceX is a scam, a squillion dollar one who, like NASA; have done precisely FA in space. We have nothing up 'there' and never will, its not possible. Go ahead and rage, its cold hard truth and every human on earth will know it in the end. Check it out or be duped fools - your freedom of choice. Have a great day all.
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ImmortalHitman Hace 46 minutos
Stop making money off of videos discussing American made materials and ideas if you think they are so "uncivilized" for not using the Metric System. Keep calling us if you need more economic or military aid because you can't defend yourselves in World Wars. 4.7 Billion dollars in WW1. Arms and munitions in WW2. Ireland and the UK would cease to exist without the US. "BuT YoU DoNt UsE ThE MeTrIc SyStEm" "SeNd AiD We CaNt DeFeNd OuRseLvEs LoL" Your engineering channel wouldn't exist without numerous United States breakthroughs to discuss.
Real Engineering
Real Engineering Hace 36 minutos
Aaaaaaahm stainless steel was invented in Sheffield, England. Ya uncivilized eegit.
george hunter
george hunter Hace 2 horas
i`ve built parts out of various metals as a machinist for Garret and stainless is by far the superior mixture of alloy. the cutting bit must be razor edged and acute precise. and the waste and feel is sort of plastic like, hot and also sharp as a razor.
Yun Hace 4 horas
But steel is heavier than feathers
Daniel Travels
Daniel Travels Hace 12 horas
We humans should ban all ads
Martintje_ __
Martintje_ __ Hace 13 horas
Can you make a video about the space shuttle I want to know more about it thank you and you make nice videos I hope you read this
berretta9mm1 Hace 17 horas
They have already found an abundance of Methane on Mars - so your statement "they'll just have to do some fancy chemistry to produce Methane..." is in error.
Tony Stark
Tony Stark Hace un día
Which software do you use to make such videos. Please tell!!!
bionic scorpion
bionic scorpion Hace un día
is that music from the game world's adrift??? I swear it sounds like the song that plays in worlds adrift
Michael Hace un día
I don't get reentry speed.. why not just slow down before reentry, and a brake system engaging before landing. Trusters or similar
Fulcrum Hace un día
well, the point of the video is brilliant has the answers you require
tomahawk257 Hace un día
Ernoskij Hace 2 días
Sounds like it will work roughly as well as the hyperloop XD
Gunzvo Hace 2 días
Mister Sippy
Mister Sippy Hace 2 días
I like your old thumbnails better
Astin Chang
Astin Chang Hace 2 días
Elon Musk: I know we have a schedule to launch our space ship to mars, but meme 👏 review 👏 is always first
Needy Cat
Needy Cat Hace 2 días
To be stain less obviously...
hdmat101 Hace 2 días
Imagine if the Brilliant website can also teach cock and ball torture
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su sy Hace 2 días
what if the pores get clogged?
JustAMessenger Hace 2 días
“Let’s play music that is three times louder than the commentary”
jigga jaw
jigga jaw Hace 2 días
It looks like a shitshow to this guy, he could do a better job. ... rofl!!
Nanqette Pierre
Nanqette Pierre Hace 3 días
That BGM sounds like worlds adrift's
ArtOfRuin981 Hace 3 días
Whats aluminium?
Daniel Rasmussen
Daniel Rasmussen Hace 3 días
to mers
FanofJesus Hace 3 días
When NASA was debunked, SpaceX emerges - with the same crap propaganda re-packaged/marketing for a younger generation - lies, lies, lies - and laughable at this point - oh, and did I mention US taxpayer funded?
Toast Hace 3 días
wait so _Elon Musk_ isn't a European fragrance company?!?? :oP
Jaaron Leibson
Jaaron Leibson Hace 3 días
that was a nice segway to the sponsorship
Hugo M B Martins
Hugo M B Martins Hace 3 días
Amazing! Loved it! Thank you for sharing!
Broockle Hace 3 días
On Mars there's no chance of that Methane exploding I'm guessing since there's no O2 anywhere. But this rocket will make an entry on earth too when it returns right? Is the Methane coolant safe to use when entering Earth's atmosphere?
warhammernerd52 Hace 3 días
What about hiring someone with an expertise on missiles and rockets: Dr. N Gin?
Boyan Atanasov
Boyan Atanasov Hace 3 días
But ... but still is heavier than feathers.
Prove Me Wrong
Prove Me Wrong Hace 4 días
A Starship, huh. Gimme a break. An out-of-orbit-ship, possibly and Planetship possible. It is currently basking in the light of our star on its side from a 55 mph wind gust. Poor fellas n ladies can't even keep the tin can upright without any load.
sondre brekkhus
sondre brekkhus Hace 4 días
Could you make a video about icebreaker ships?
Gary Fifield
Gary Fifield Hace 4 días
in the future you could launch a 3 printer orbitor in order print space craft modules and assemble them in space and use robots to the assemble the space craft design in orbit with this 3 printer orbiter it would also be possible to print circuit board with this orbiters imay be possible to print electronic components in solid blocks you need to experiment with 3d printing in 0 gravity before you do that some one take this idea. this method would save costs it would make possible to up load designs and make prototypes in orbit , whole engines and drives could be created in ordit this would the first steps to a space dock and saver build cost and materials could be delivered by drones this system would be fully automated
wino0000006 Hace 4 días
When you build a water tank in a shape of spaceship and the whole world thinks you are going to Mars - priceless.
Tom Franco
Tom Franco Hace 4 días
Mohammed Hassan
Mohammed Hassan Hace 4 días
When is Elon musk going to host meme 👏 review 👏
mysilentwarrior Hace 4 días
Why do you keep saying Mers instead of Mars?
bpmrox Hace 4 días
TR-3B and Other Aurora type space vehicles are already in use - why are we still building movie set rockets? Black budget funding...
The Brilliant website is well um brilliant, lol great video.
The one constant I keep hearing is COST, this is a hurdle that we must clear if we’re ever going to truly advance technologically. When it comes to scientific advancement, medical advancement, scholastic advancement, etc. we’re going to have to find a way for cost to be a non issue. Just imagine how much more advanced the human species could be if we didn’t waste time, money, and resources on killing each other, I’d say that we’d probably have humans landed on Mars already. I understand that it’s a easy thing to imagine but a difficult thing to achieve but it must be done because our existence moving forward depends on it.
Ollie Gueret
Ollie Gueret Hace 4 días
You sound like you have an Irish accent.
AAA James Bond
AAA James Bond Hace 4 días
I know I may get a lot of criticism by saying this ... Do we really have a need to go to Mars ...? I mean ...the amount of time energy and money that we spend... is this all just for curiosity...?? Or we all have come to a conclusion that Earth is gonna be inhabitable very soon...and so we all are moving to Mars... If yes... Then why not put this effort in saving our beautiful blue planet ... You seriously think going to Mars is gonna be some great achievement by us.. well it'll be for sure if we go there to do some research... But going there with the intention to dwell in ... is just really not wise...we haven't even discovered our oceans yet... And here we plan to go to a dusty planet where there is no oxygen , no life , nothing called nature ... Just a big red mountaneous planet ... And we still are gonna be proud at the cost of everything that we sacrifice ... again heading towards our own extinction... And if you really wanna know what happens when some of the few remain... Let's say after an apocalypse or a nuclear War.... Watch THE TV SERIES "THE 100" .... You'll get a clear idea what you need to pay for just to survive...!!
DigikidForever Hace 4 días
It’s a spaceship. Not a starship.
James M
James M Hace 5 días
A brilliant shit show. I trust in Musk, the man is taking....dragging... humanity (and a bunch of short sighted, religious, greedy assholes kicking and screaming) into the 21st century future we need and dreamed of.. He is driving modern american and human innovation.
Bleu Hace 5 días
Anyone else realize that service was misspelled at 7:13?
TheDurkenWarden Hace 5 días
He just wants to relive those 20th century sci-fi movies
Double Den
Double Den Hace 5 días
8:31 what is that thing ? 🤔
prabu prabu
prabu prabu Hace 5 días
Make vedio about quantum computer
Odane McDonald
Odane McDonald Hace 5 días
"I wish someone loved me as much as this horse loves broccoli"
M.A. A.A
M.A. A.A Hace 5 días
apik to iki Hello I'm from wkwk land
Howard Luken
Howard Luken Hace 5 días
This is all a scam to keep you from realizing or thinking about how the people who own you are fucking you daily. You are a debt slave and don't have to be... so they give you bread and circuses.
Popeye Gordon
Popeye Gordon Hace 5 días
Incorrect statement about WD40 - it was formulated after 39 previous attempts failed to displace dew from CIRCUIT BOARDS on rockets sitting on launch pads. It was never meant to do anything but displace water in circuitry and wiring connections.
Driggy Hace 5 días
Aragiss Hace 5 días
How do fighter jets lock on targets? Could be an interesting video.
Zap The King
Zap The King Hace 5 días
Because they wanted to
Dankmon Hace 5 días
Next video: *Why did SpaceX build a plastic shuttle*
The Cereal Guy
The Cereal Guy Hace 5 días
Rhamses Quiroz
Rhamses Quiroz Hace 5 días
Is going out to space on a sideways route? I always see the rockets shot up but going sideways into space. Why?
Andrew Kingery
Andrew Kingery Hace 5 días
Good job on the video!
willow815 Hace 5 días
And then spacex gonna make guns for the mars expedition
Your Highness
Your Highness Hace 6 días
Adam Stinton
Adam Stinton Hace 6 días
its science jack septiceye
Tyreal San
Tyreal San Hace 6 días
Why do you say 95% of the aluminum goes to "waste" when it is CNC machined... the shavings can just be melted down and made into a solid piece again.
w00borg Hace 6 días
as a materials engineer this video gave me a hard on
Jose Castro
Jose Castro Hace 6 días
Bro fuck brilliant I don’t wanna sign up 😒, love your vids doe 🙃
Know One
Know One Hace 6 días
That isn't a starship. By definition, a starship is a vehicle for traveling between stars. We aren't even close to that level of technology at this point in time.
고등 지능 ODINS trash
If anyone says SSTOL sucks, they’re retarded in the sense of money and efficiency.
Michael David
Michael David Hace 6 días
I thought aluminum was more heat resistant than steel?
logicslayer Hace 5 días
Aluminum actually conducts heat much better than stainless steel. It's actually put on the bottom of stainless steel cookware to better absorb heat.
caav56 Hace 6 días
+Michael David It's not that big of a problem outside the LEO (which has a lot of space junk). And even if that, somehow, becomes one - Whipple shields (en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whipple_shield ) to the rescue!
Michael David
Michael David Hace 6 días
+caav56 Thank you for replying. Aren't small meteorites the biggest threat to space travel? How can this be avoided?
caav56 Hace 6 días
It sucks in the metal fatigue department, though. That's why aluminum airframes have strict "flight hours" limit, until they must be scrapped.
normskis69 Hace 6 días
Sergey Kalabin
Sergey Kalabin Hace 6 días
From 2,5 to 10 (!) millimeters is extremely thin??? I guess there’s a mistake)
JC Hace 6 días
FYI that aluminum CNC'd away IS NOT wasted. It's collected, melted down, and reused to make new aluminum billets. At least it is in any other business besides SpaceX. I assume they do the same. No one would just "waste" that much aluminum and just throw it away, actually wasting it.
Brandon connelly
Brandon connelly Hace 7 días
Where in aluminum is it pronounced aliminium
Robert Proctor
Robert Proctor Hace 7 días
Eisenwerks Hace 7 días
8:26 "But nothing this heavy has entered the Martian atmosphere before, and it's not going to be an easy task for it to slow down" *A wild asteroid appears!* "Hold my beer"
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David Skinner Hace 7 días
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Ryan Kelly
Ryan Kelly Hace 7 días
I'm glad Elon musk is bringing back the old style like relanding
Wyatt Lewis
Wyatt Lewis Hace 7 días
Nermket Hace 7 días
Because the future is all chrome!
brett Hace 7 días
elon musk- hold my beer hahaahahehhhhhg
mongo mongo
mongo mongo Hace 7 días
Donkeys years away,so don't get excited, as the military already have the tr3b,that surpasses this bollocks by a long way
Lens Herr
Lens Herr Hace 7 días
Omg! do people still buy all this BS? it's the 21st century for God's sake get yr heads out of theyre asses!
Murphy MacManus
Murphy MacManus Hace 7 días
Because its fucking awesome
Stephen Smith
Stephen Smith Hace 7 días
"This results in 95% of the material going to waste." @ about 5:08. Ever hear of recycling?
John McCall
John McCall Hace 7 días
I'm surprised how many commenters haven't ever heard the way "aluminium" is pronounced in the Queen's English.
Anym Hace 7 días
`honestly, other than Musks tunnel idea, I think he will be one of THE masterminds that create the future
Kerr Hace 7 días
As a machinist with 9 years experience... I resent the idea of that an isogrid is very expensive to machine... I would estimate $150 per ft^2 in aluminium, -on the very high end. If it costs more, your machinists are padding.
one way street
one way street Hace 7 días
NASASS you need to stop faking shits
one way street
one way street Hace 7 días
Ethan Cui
Ethan Cui Hace 7 días
7:08 great pun
Internet culture is Cancer
This shit would look bangin' in my kitchen.
Blues Man 63
Blues Man 63 Hace 7 días
It's H not Hach. Are you Indian or Irish? I can't tell.
CJ Hace 7 días
This video is 10 minutes longer than it needs to be!
raymond cancel
raymond cancel Hace 7 días
I care less!
raymond cancel
raymond cancel Hace 7 días
I care less!
jimbobbyrnes Hace 7 días
A big ship landing on mars would create alot of heat. Steel can withstand more heat that is why. there saved you 12 minutes of pointlessness.
jimbobbyrnes Hace 7 días
you can't pronounce "Aluminium" and then type Aluminum.
JDave Foster
JDave Foster Hace 8 días
Electric cars - first produced in the late 1800s Rockets - took men to the moon in the late 1960s Elon Musk - builds electric cars and rockets = amazing visionary
TheMatissV Hace 8 días
"...And this is where stainless steel really shines..." HA IT SHINES
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