SpaceX Starship Prototype Passes Static Fire

The business end of SpaceX's Starship prototype, with a single Raptor engine.
Credit: SpaceX
A week after winning a $135 million NASA contract to support work on its fully reusable, deep-space transportation system, SpaceX conducted a successful static test fire of a full-size, second-stage Starship prototype. The firing of the test vehicle’s single methane-fueled Raptor engine took place...

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