SpaceX Prepares for Next Phase of Starship Testing Written 11 September 2020

Starship SN5 during 150 meter test flight. | NASA; Wikipedia; CC BY 2.0

Spaceflight Now reports that SpaceX is ready to build the “first prototype for the next-gen rocket’s huge first stage booster” after last week’s Starship hop test. The company will also begin testing the Raptor engine model required for orbital Starship missions. On August 31, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk said that production of the test vehicle for the Starship’s “Super Heavy” booster could begin as soon as Labor Day weekend, but there are no reports that is has commenced.
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