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SpaceX prepares Starship SN8 prototype for high-altitude test flight – Engadget

SpaceX could perform the first high-altitude test flight of its Starship vehicle next week, according to Elon Musk.

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In September 2019 Elon Musk said he hoped SpaceX would be able to perform an orbital test of its Starship vehicle within six months, and while that didn’t happen the company is apparently ready to perform a high-altitude flight test. In a tweet, the exec said that the latest prototype, dubbed SN8, had undergone a successful static fire, and that a flight test to an altitude of about 15 km could happen as soon as next week.
Starship SN8 Static Fire!
Overview Article for this test:https://t.co/E3v5cOyEAt

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