SpaceX’s StarshipSuper Heavy rocket test-fires 7 engines

  • The company is testing some of Booster 7’s engines ahead of its planned first orbital flight of Starship, a 165-foot tall reusable spacecraft that will be lifted to orbit by 33 next-generation Raptor engines inside a Super Heavy booster, which stands 230 feet tall.
  • This most recent SpaceX static fire has doubled the number of engines seen in its last Super Heavy test conducted in August.