SpaceX Starship SN9 Undergoes Static Test Fires Ahead of High-Altitude Flight Written 15 January 2021


SN5 being moved by a crane onto a stand before test flight. | Raquel Aldape; Wikipedia; CC BY 2.0

CNET News reports that on Wednesday, SpaceX conducted a series of static test fires on its Starship SN9 prototype. The tests “are part of a series of checks leading up to a launch that could come as soon as Friday[,] but appears more likely to take place next week,” based on airspace restrictions and road closures. 
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