SpaceX Awaits FAA Approval for Starship Orbital Test Flight Written 23 February 2023


SpaceX Falcon Heavy | Associated Press–©

The Miami Herald reports that after “running through a successful test fire this month, SpaceX is set to fly its massive Starship and Super Heavy rocket, and is just waiting on the Federal Aviation Administration for the green light, according to one company official.” The company said the static fire test in which 31 of the rocket’s 33 engines performed as expected was the first and only necessary step towards an orbital test flight.
Full Story (Miami Herald)