Why SpaceX Built A Stainless Steel Starship

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[1] www.wd40.com/cool-stuff/history
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[3] www.nasa.gov/feature/nasa-spacex-agree-on-plans-for-crew-launch-day-operations
[4] www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780124016989000021
[5] spaceflight101.com/msl/msl-aeroshell-and-heat-shield/

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Real Engineering 2 сарын өмнө
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/
Loki Vato
Loki Vato 3 цагийн өмнө
Dude, your videos are so incredibly well-crafted and executed. Thank you.
trez christy
trez christy 22 цагийн өмнө
STARLITE will really solve 99% of the heat problem
trez christy
trez christy 22 цагийн өмнө
Can u please contact elon musk & inform him about the "STARLITE" ....revive that technology, he really REALLY needs it!!! Pretty please....
Al Kindi Abu Yosef
Al Kindi Abu Yosef 8 өдрийн өмнө
Don Vittorio DiMaggio Your thé crap 💩
Don Vittorio DiMaggio
Don Vittorio DiMaggio 24 өдрийн өмнө
I fuckn hate your fuckn channel. the content is just shit crap
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PDB 4 цагийн өмнө
Too much words to explain a motivation that i miss
lasalleman 6 цагийн өмнө
Excellent analysis. Ship looks like something from a 1950s pulp science fiction magazine. Given enough time, sci-fi tends to become reality. Seems to me.
Eric Williams
Eric Williams 8 цагийн өмнө
Even though it may look like a "shit show" I'm sure that the rocket scientist/ rocket engineers are learning quite a bit for their "shit show mistakes". Like you said, and showed the site where you can "learn from your mistakes", I'm sure that they are doing the same. Space travel, right now, is still in the "trial and error" stages...yes, there have been a lot of successful launches, but when you really get down to it, they have all just been by sheer luck pretty much.
Conroy Boothe
Conroy Boothe 10 цагийн өмнө
I still don't trust Elon Musk
CrazyLegs 19 цагийн өмнө
"it's more 'penisy' than your other space x rockets"
trez christy
trez christy 22 цагийн өмнө
7:30 WOW! the earth is really flat eh FLAT EARTHURDS!!!! I really REALLY really want to put bullet passed right through ur forehead...each 1 of u flat earthurds!! all u know is to promote HATE & annoying!
trez christy
trez christy 22 цагийн өмнө
5:04 - 5:26 the rocket design was beautiful & sexy! =)
mccallumcra 23 цагийн өмнө
I kinda like that idea of sweating to cool. I hope the ship doesn't get any blackheads like I'd from sweating but I doubt that would happen with methane as long as you don't go to a planet with a high pressure atmosphere. Lol
Zen Rhys
Zen Rhys 23 цагийн өмнө
Y not use graphene....
James Lavanway
James Lavanway Өдрийн өмнө
Great video, but where are you finding the extra "I" in aluminum?
Shaan Bukhari
Shaan Bukhari Өдрийн өмнө
We need a nuclear powered rocket engine
Shaan Bukhari
Shaan Bukhari Өдрийн өмнө
8:37 , looks like my rooster
Dali Parson
Dali Parson Өдрийн өмнө
Ligma Balls
Ligma Balls Өдрийн өмнө
Only words I understood: steel,mars,freeze
I YOUTUBE Bread Өдрийн өмнө
It’s aluminum not aluminum😭😂
Preston Sanchez
Preston Sanchez Өдрийн өмнө
Finn Wain
Finn Wain Цагийн өмнө
Preston Sanchez lmao only Americans say it that way
Ger Loke
Ger Loke 2 өдрийн өмнө
Yeah, first starship!
Ian Eune
Ian Eune 2 өдрийн өмнө
Nice V2... or rather V3 rocket
Naeem Akram
Naeem Akram 2 өдрийн өмнө
Cool info
DrakE (original)
DrakE (original) 2 өдрийн өмнө
Isn't titanium better? 🤔 I mean better than steel and aluminum If someone would've to make something durable for various space flights that's the best material
DrakE (original)
DrakE (original) Өдрийн өмнө
+Loxx Rexx that's better sir. Titanium is expensive but its stronger than steel and a little bit heavier than aluminum. Excepting graphene, is the most "futuristic" and advanced material overall
Loxx Rexx
Loxx Rexx Өдрийн өмнө
Yet, according to wikipedia and stuff, it has a lower heat conductivity and higher melting point than stainless steel.
Loxx Rexx
Loxx Rexx Өдрийн өмнө
Im not sure, but i think titanium is way to expensive?
CircularSolid5 2 өдрийн өмнө
>Hopper joined the chat >Wind joined the chat >Hopper left the chat
Mike Castellon
Mike Castellon 2 өдрийн өмнө
They built out of stainless steel so it wouldn’t get easily stained
Khashayar Dashtdar
Khashayar Dashtdar 2 өдрийн өмнө
I think this shiny star ship is just a joke. The real thing will be unveiled within a couple of years.
SteveVi0lence 2 өдрийн өмнө
It looks like a dildo
James Gilkison
James Gilkison 2 өдрийн өмнө
Btw Any is Any not Anne.
zygmunt szymanski
zygmunt szymanski 2 өдрийн өмнө
Gdyby nie niemieccy i rosyjscy inzynierowie to amerykanscy bandyci na orbite by dylizansami jezdzili !!!
Scott Minnella
Scott Minnella 2 өдрийн өмнө
Why does NASA have any say in any of this? SpaceX should take their advice, but not need their approval.
amazingman63 3 өдрийн өмнө
I think its amazing that something made out of steel can be so thin that storm winds could knock it over
Daniel Purdy
Daniel Purdy 3 өдрийн өмнө
To waste money and do nothing with it. Still can’t go to the moon and they say we did 60 years ago.
TGS Shane
TGS Shane 3 өдрийн өмнө
“Why did space x build a stainless steel starship?” Answer: cause it’s cool
saip bop
saip bop Өдрийн өмнө
Haha yeh that's what whole the video was about
Aiwin Anton
Aiwin Anton 3 өдрийн өмнө
7:05 "stainless steel shines"😂😂
aiuio000 gggft
aiuio000 gggft 3 өдрийн өмнө
2019 : resuable rockets 2030: reusable condoms
Merp 2 өдрийн өмнө
2045 condom rockets
Ali Stair
Ali Stair 3 өдрийн өмнө
So they don’t get stains on it dumbass
JAMP0T1 3 өдрийн өмнө
‘Oh fuck it fell over, quick pick it up before anyone notices’
UrAvrgAshen1 3 өдрийн өмнө
they need vibranium
Rawdilz 4 өдрийн өмнө
This was a super interesting video
luis wenzel
luis wenzel 4 өдрийн өмнө
I am from germany and i didnt know where you did acually come from until i saw your electrical resistance... -> USA Please dont use them they are a crime against mankind. Thank u
Quinton Beck
Quinton Beck 2 өдрийн өмнө
I am from the US and I can say with 100% certainty that Brian is not from the US. He is speaking Irish English, so I presume he is Irish.
Gaming with Rocket
Gaming with Rocket 4 өдрийн өмнө
Walking back to the fifties with stainless steel Rockets, don't mind the other one over there. that one fell down last week 😂
Siddhartha Rajput
Siddhartha Rajput 4 өдрийн өмнө
Hell of a knowledge... Liked the way you interdused the sponsor..🤘👍
Lhenkhantus 4 өдрийн өмнө
Next video: SpaceX creates a vodka bottle shaped rocket made aout of stalinium
Frank Davignon
Frank Davignon 4 өдрийн өмнө
You say SpaceX I hear Spay Sex ...lol
Frank Davignon
Frank Davignon 4 өдрийн өмнө
Noo oil on Maars? Why da fueck are we bothering? lol
solobackpacking 5 өдрийн өмнө
We can optimize the technology we have but practically speaking we are not ready.
chinito2912 5 өдрийн өмнө
Elon Musk: “In this spaceship we will reach mars” Spaceship: *gets knocked down by wind*
shockwave2291 2 өдрийн өмнө
"Tis' but a scratch!"
Gottfried Lenz
Gottfried Lenz 4 өдрийн өмнө
that's just hopper
Bubble 6 өдрийн өмнө
That video makes you wonder, what if there was metal light as aluminum and strong as steel? Well, guess what - Titanium.
Bubble 5 өдрийн өмнө
+Old Albird Haha so smart, of course they do. But video shows you these graphs with weight and strength, and do not acknowledge titanium, which is widely use in space and supersonic planes. The narration goes like there is no alternative, it should've said: "there is titanium which is light as aluminum, and strong as steel but it could not be used in this instance because blablabalbalba" get it?
Old Albird
Old Albird 5 өдрийн өмнө
Bubble i think those scientists know what they‘re doing and they know the periodic table
Cordero **ƚ**
Cordero **ƚ** 6 өдрийн өмнө
I wonder what they realy bringing back with them.
Banks Nicholson
Banks Nicholson 6 өдрийн өмнө
Alright let’s settle this is it Ah-loo-mi-num or Ah-lu-min-ium
Agressive Parmesan II
Agressive Parmesan II 5 өдрийн өмнө
Ah loo mi num
sciencemanguy 5 өдрийн өмнө
It's Aluminum.
Jasonfireshield 6 өдрийн өмнө
The first liquid cooled rocket better have RGB
Dwu Tlenek Wodoru
Dwu Tlenek Wodoru Өдрийн өмнө
zygmunt szymanski hahaha, Cejrowski wszedł mocno
shockwave2291 2 өдрийн өмнө
Especially because it makes it go faster.
SteveVi0lence 2 өдрийн өмнө
zygmunt szymanski
zygmunt szymanski 2 өдрийн өмнө
Ty jestes potomek tych co sie dali w Afryce w siatke zlapac ?? Podziekuj rosyjskim i niemieckim naukowcom..bo bys na orbite dylizansem jezdzil..
knifey 4 өдрийн өмнө
Jasonfireshield yea
BootlessDave 6 өдрийн өмнө
Space X: "I can build reusable rockets that land themselves on land or on water at the same time!" Wind: "Can i come?"
bluefox venus
bluefox venus 6 өдрийн өмнө
Background music not needed
John Hedges
John Hedges 6 өдрийн өмнө
Elon Musk is not a rocket scientist.... SpaceX are the brains, and he's the guy behind them. Elon is not planning to use these technologies, he's showing the technology that SpaceX have developed! 🤦🏻‍♂️
Michael Udeze
Michael Udeze 6 өдрийн өмнө
Dr Alchemy
Dr Alchemy 7 өдрийн өмнө
Sense you are so smart and opinionated why dont you go work for SpaceX and solve their problems. Your opinion means nothing.
lusia permita sari
lusia permita sari 7 өдрийн өмнө
Amazing! such a great explanation & the narration is easy to follow (even for dumb me)
Riley Kingston
Riley Kingston 7 өдрийн өмнө
PERHAPS Helium would help?
cujoe Mblakka
cujoe Mblakka 7 өдрийн өмнө
Pulse frequency, to cool the craft and put out fires.
Jay Gill
Jay Gill 7 өдрийн өмнө
You keep on referring to stainless steel as steel.
Azi Smythe
Azi Smythe 7 өдрийн өмнө
Somebody play "Telstar" or the theme from "Fireball XL5" !!!!!
Just Dave
Just Dave 8 өдрийн өмнө
It's a spaceship, not a starship, unless they moved Mars to another star system.
Martin Långvik
Martin Långvik 8 өдрийн өмнө
was like, what the fuck is maris xD
Young Scientist of the USA
Young Scientist of the USA 8 өдрийн өмнө
Maybe they should make a titanium rocket because titanium is way stronger than steel and aluminum but it is lighter.
Dear Leader
Dear Leader 8 өдрийн өмнө
Let’s go to mars *they got oil in it*
Crack Nation
Crack Nation 8 өдрийн өмнө
Hahahah “ to Merrs “
Roy Campbell
Roy Campbell 8 өдрийн өмнө
earth is a space ship. with systems critical to its cleanliness
The Centurion
The Centurion 9 өдрийн өмнө
What a great video, this really explained all of the design choices perfectly, good work.
Patrick Fuchs
Patrick Fuchs 9 өдрийн өмнө
He should make a ship out of unobtainium
Al Sp
Al Sp 4 өдрийн өмнө
Did you jizz on children?
Becoming Vincent
Becoming Vincent 9 өдрийн өмнө
Will it look black/burnt after landing ?
Brandon 10 өдрийн өмнө
Why would someone want to go to Mars in something you could punch a hole through or by like hitting your head on the side of the ship
Intended 10 өдрийн өмнө
Watch him land 2 of these at once
Knot Evil
Knot Evil 10 өдрийн өмнө
Great video but that transition to signing up for "brilliant" was a stretch
snoot dingo
snoot dingo 11 өдрийн өмнө
Short answer: they felt like replicating Queen Amidala's ship.
Ap0c 11 өдрийн өмнө
Stainless steel wtf.. weak material.
Michigan Truther
Michigan Truther 11 өдрийн өмнө
Joe Monroe
Joe Monroe 11 өдрийн өмнө
There is only one "i" in aluminum.
Bundy714 11 өдрийн өмнө
I keep seeing articles and videos where they discuss rocket technology for going to the Moon and Mars, and setting up bases. As if those are the only challenges. YET, every long term study of people spending time in space shows that the space environment is extremely harmful to our bodies. Between the lack of gravity, causing skeletal, muscular and eye degeneration, you have radiation screwing with people's chromosomes, DNA, and immune system. Why don't we ever hear about anyone addressing those, well known, issues? So far, space exploration seems like a very short term job, because it will eventually kill you. So, it's pretty much, a one way trip, unless you make that trip very short. Which is just the opposite of either a lunar base or Mars base. Your body wouldn't be able to handle coming home after a stay on Mars, because of skeletal and muscular degeneration, possible blindness, and have a compromised immune system and/or cancer. Read up on what they have learned about the effects of long term space flight on the ISS and you'll see what I mean. They don't like telling you what happens to the human body when it spends a year or more in space. It's not good. To me, it's the human body's limitations and vulnerabilities that are the most pressing issue with space exploration. Unless those issues are addressed, it's exploration by robot. Or short life span, suicidal, disposable astronauts. I have plenty of confidence that we can build the rockets, structures, etc.....but shielding the human body from radiation and battling the effects of near zero gravity may prove our undoing. We are very much unsuited for the rigors of space exploration.
Zoe Porphyrogenita
Zoe Porphyrogenita 11 өдрийн өмнө
Spoiler: SpaceX hasn’t built a starship.
Murray Lewis
Murray Lewis 11 өдрийн өмнө
Until I saw this I thought a stainless ship was just some kind of joke or PR stunt.
Robert 11 өдрийн өмнө
Maybe they can find a new metal on Mars that can handle a flight threw the sun.
W-nyq 12 өдрийн өмнө
robin roberts
robin roberts 12 өдрийн өмнө
I know how they could lose some weight,starve the bullshitting astronaughts to death,no one as been to space or ever will
walton market
walton market 12 өдрийн өмнө
The only thing Space x make are vibrators to give all the retards an orgasm.
spawnof200 12 өдрийн өмнө
oh hey it has a geodesic frame, just like a wellington!
Suzy Kats
Suzy Kats 12 өдрийн өмнө
Don't chip your teeth sucking Elon's martian stainless dildo!!! Young starhopper... Fuckin loser!!
Al Kindi Abu Yosef
Al Kindi Abu Yosef 12 өдрийн өмнө
I think those spacecraft should be armed.
Al Kindi Abu Yosef
Al Kindi Abu Yosef 12 өдрийн өмнө
Why not developed new space ships and new engines.
Al Kindi Abu Yosef
Al Kindi Abu Yosef 12 өдрийн өмнө
This is just nothing comparing to an advanced civilization, if this was compared to a advanced civilization , this spacecraft would be nothing to comparing to. Time to step up their game NASA, because we don’t know if it’s an advanced superior civilization out there, and if it is, then this is just toy ships in comparing.
xfire7 12 өдрийн өмнө
Snake Oil.
Klaus Rasch
Klaus Rasch 13 өдрийн өмнө
the key for this mars shit is if all of us stop and come together for something that at one point we will need drastically
Anthony D
Anthony D 13 өдрийн өмнө
What can people make in these videos just say aluminum like a normal person
Mehran M
Mehran M 13 өдрийн өмнө
I've always thought evaporative cooling was a great idea. You can also use ordinary water which you need up until the point of re-entry. My question is why not use Titanium which has the same properties as steel but better. A polished Titanium body seems viable if very expensive.
Piotr Kaczor
Piotr Kaczor 13 өдрийн өмнө
Hi guys come to check my video on Starship-like Ship send to Duna In KSP mnvid.net/video/%D0%B2%D0%B8%D0%B4%D0%B5%D0%BE-r7nQyFZQUZg.html
Philippine Ball
Philippine Ball 13 өдрийн өмнө
Stainless? heheh.... ok I’ll go sit in time out now
Kojo0tti z
Kojo0tti z 13 өдрийн өмнө
Looks like we are going to mars
THE LIONS ARE AWAKE NOW 13 өдрийн өмнө
THEY BUILT IT MAINLY BECAUSE OF THIS Revelation 13:10-18 King James Version (KJV) 10 He that leadeth into captivity shall go into captivity: he that killeth with the sword must be killed with the sword. Here is the patience and the faith of the saints. Exodus 21:16 King James Version (KJV) 16 And he that stealeth a man, and selleth him, or if he be found in his hand, he shall surely be put to death. Zondervan’s Compact Bible Dictionary: Ham - The youngest son of Noah, born probably about 96 years before the Flood; and one of eight persons to live through the Flood. He became the progenitor of the dark races; not the Negroes, but the Egyptians, Ethiopians, Libyans and Canaanites. Revelation 3:9 King James Version (KJV) 9 Behold, I will make them of the synagogue of Satan, which say they are Jews, and are not, but do lie; behold, I will make them to come and worship before thy feet, and to know that I have loved thee. King James Bible But he answered and said, I am not sent but unto the lost sheep of the house of Israel The Coming Judgment on Edom 1 The vision of Obadiah. Thus says the Lord God concerning Edom (We have heard a report from the Lord, And a messenger has been sent among the nations, saying, “Arise, and let us rise up against her for battle”): 2 “Behold, I will make you small among the nations; You shall be greatly despised. 3 The pride of your heart has deceived you, You who dwell in the clefts of the rock, Whose habitation is high; You who say in your heart, ‘Who will bring me down to the ground?’ 4 Though you ascend as high as the eagle, And though you set your nest among the stars, From there I will bring you down,” says the Lord. 5 “If thieves had come to you, If robbers by night- Oh, how you will be cut off!- Would they not have stolen till they had enough? If grape-gatherers had come to you, Would they not have left some gleanings? 6 “Oh, how Esau shall be searched out! How his hidden treasures shall be sought after! 7 All the men in your confederacy Shall force you to the border; The men at peace with you Shall deceive you and prevail against you. Those who eat your bread shall lay a [a]trap for you. No[b] one is aware of it. 8 “Will I not in that day,” says the Lord, “Even destroy the wise men from Edom, And understanding from the mountains of Esau? 9 Then your mighty men, O Teman, shall be dismayed, To the end that everyone from the mountains of Esau May be cut off by slaughter. Edom Mistreated His Brother 10 “For violence against your brother Jacob, Shame shall cover you, And you shall be cut off forever. 11 In the day that you stood on the other side- In the day that strangers carried captive his forces, When foreigners entered his gates And cast lots for Jerusalem- Even you were as one of them. 12 “But you should not have gazed[c] on the day of your brother [d]In the day of his captivity; Nor should you have rejoiced over the children of Judah In the day of their destruction; Nor should you have spoken proudly In the day of distress. 13 You should not have entered the gate of My people In the day of their calamity. Indeed, you should not have [e]gazed on their affliction In the day of their calamity, Nor laid hands on their substance In the day of their calamity. 14 You should not have stood at the crossroads To cut off those among them who escaped; Nor should you have [f]delivered up those among them who remained In the day of distress. 15 “For the day of the Lord upon all the nations is near; As you have done, it shall be done to you; Your [g]reprisal shall return upon your own head. 16 For as you drank on My holy mountain, So shall all the nations drink continually; Yes, they shall drink, and swallow, And they shall be as though they had never been. 2 Esdras 6:9 “For Esau is the end of the world, and Jacob is the beginning of it that followeth.” King James Version (KJV) GOOD LUCK EDOMITES HAVE FUN IN YOUR UNDER GROUND BASES King James Bible And they shall go into the holes of the rocks, and into the caves of the earth, for fear of the LORD, and for the glory of his majesty, when he ariseth to shake terribly the earth. mnvid.net/video/%D0%B2%D0%B8%D0%B4%D0%B5%D0%BE-AA7hrlaQHu0.html mnvid.net/video/%D0%B2%D0%B8%D0%B4%D0%B5%D0%BE-J-jDROtqFYk.html
Luis Javier Ortiz
Luis Javier Ortiz 13 өдрийн өмнө
"we know it's real because it looks so fake"
Adrik Fedorov
Adrik Fedorov 13 өдрийн өмнө
*there is no oil in mars* he said, yeah of course, if mars have oil, us army will be there just a sec 😂
Sam Courant
Sam Courant 14 өдрийн өмнө
This channel makes me feel incredibly stupid in the best possible way.
SPACED FORCE 14 өдрийн өмнө
Imagine all the F.O.D. in that composite tank lol.
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