Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) is preparing to conduct static fire testing of the first and second stages of the Falcon 9 launch vehicle, following the completion of acceptance testing of the stages themselves. The milestone, completed at the company’s McGregor, Texas, test site, moves SpaceX a step closer to launching the Falcon 9 demonstrator at Cape Canaveral, Fla. This has always been ambitiously targeted for sometime before the end of the year, though with the expected ...


You must have an Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) account or subscribe to this Market Briefing to access "SpaceX Readies For Final Static Fire Tests".


Current Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) enterprise and individual members: please go to for access.


Not currently a subscriber? Click on the "Learn More" button below to view subscription offers.

Already registered? here.