WATCH LIVE: SpaceX schedules second Starship static fire

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Credit: NASA Space Flight

February 07 2021 06:00 pm

South Padre Island, (TEXAS)—SpaceX has fired up its newest Starship prototype in Boca Chica, Texas.

SpaceX Starship SN8 prototype explodes upon landing

SpaceX is conducting a triple-engine static fire test with Starship SN9. If all goes well, a successful test will clear the way for a test flight in the coming days.

SpaceX Starship SN1 at Boca Chica experiences explosion

On Wednesday, the SN9 vehicle’s three engines lit up for about one second at 5:07 p.m. during a static-fire test.

Credit: SpaceX Starship

SpaceX said its developing a Starship to take people and payloads to the moon, Mars and other distant destinations.

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(Credit: NASASpaceflight)

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