SpaceX successfully completed a static test of the 9 first stage engines of its upgraded Falcon 9 rocket today.


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SpaceX successfully completed a static test of the 9 first stage engines of its upgraded Falcon 9 rocket today.

SpaceX’s upgraded Falcon 9 rocket briefly fired nine Merlin 1D engines on the launch pad Thursday, but engineers will review data from the prelaunch static fire test before confirming the mission’s targeted Sunday launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, sources familiar with SpaceX’s launch preparations said.

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  • Tim

    So good to hear! 3x in one day! Third time was the charm.
    Persistence and problem solving are great assets they have.

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