SpaceX Plans to Fire Up All 33 Starship Engines in Pivotal Test Ahead of First Orbital Launch

Chris K

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SpaceX will fire up all 33 engines that power Starship, its next-generation space launch vehicle, in what is expected to be a key milestone in the firm's development of the massive launch system. The static fire test is scheduled for Thursday and comes two weeks after the rocket and booster were filled with propellant in a "wet dress rehearsal" by SpaceX.

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