Saturday twitter Responding to a question from one of his followers, Musk said that the private space firm is targeting a launch attempt in March. “If the remaining tests go well, we’ll have a starship We will attempt to launch,” he wrote.
your starship While the history of the orbital test flight has been an ever-changing target for much of the past year and a half, we have strong reasons to believe that next month the rocket will finally fly.
Elon Musk says SpaceX will try Starship orbital test in March
in January starship, successfully completed its first stacked fuel fill test. “Wet Dress Rehearsal”, SpaceX found that it had loaded both stages of the vehicle with more than 10 million pounds of liquid oxygen and methane fuel. Critically, the company launch He also went through some countdown procedures that he had to complete on his day.
SpaceX The most important of all the tests he had to perform was the Super Heavy scene. 33 Raptors static ignition of the entire engine. To date, the company has not simultaneously fired more than 14 engines. SpaceX That will need to change before it can get approval for an orbital test flight from the Federal Aviation Administration. By the end of January, there were signs that SpaceX was preparing to conduct static test launches as early as the first week of February. This did not happen. However, Musk’s comment, SpaceX seems to indicate that he will try the test sooner before it’s too late.