Successful SpaceX Raptor Engine Test Video
UPDATE (2/4): Half of the SpaceX rocket stands with scaffolds around it as workers make repairs.
On Sunday, Elon Musk shared a video on social media, a short video of the successful test firing of one of the raptor engines that would eventually propel the starship.
For more information watch the video above.
WESLACO – The founder and CEO of SpaceX says the rocket at Boca Chica Beach is now under repairs after it was blown over by Tuesday’s heavy winds.
Elon Musk replied to a tweet saying, “50 mile per hour winds broke the mooring blocks late last night and fairing was blown over, will take a few weeks to repair.”
The starship hopper is 180 feet tall and 30 feet in diameter.
CHANNEL 5 NEWS reached out to the spokesperson for the launch site and we’re waiting to hear back.
Watch the video above for more information.
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