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On images of the Falcon 9 start you see a kind of round elevated container (on the left hand side of the picture).

What does it contain and why is it elevated?

Start of Falcon 9 - From NASA - https://www.flickr.com/photos/nasakennedy/26250304828/in/photostream/, Gemeinfrei, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=66191455

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    $\begingroup$ Water, elevated to give pressure to the lines without needing pumps. $\endgroup$
    – Jon Custer
    Commented Feb 15, 2023 at 10:27
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    $\begingroup$ Duplicate: "What's the white tall tower with a tank near Space Shuttle launch pad?" - space.stackexchange.com/q/8187/40489; find answer there - 290 ft. high.tower, storage capacity of 300000 gallons of water used during launches. $\endgroup$ Commented Feb 15, 2023 at 12:22
  • $\begingroup$ Yes, duplicate of What's the white tall tower with a tank near Space Shuttle launch pad? $\endgroup$ Commented Feb 15, 2023 at 12:46
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    $\begingroup$ Huh, they painted "SpaceX" on it. Cheeky. $\endgroup$ Commented Feb 15, 2023 at 12:48
  • $\begingroup$ Thank you for pointing out the duplicate, I hadn't found it before! $\endgroup$
    – elzell
    Commented Feb 15, 2023 at 13:33

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