In September 2019, Elon Musk said he hoped SpaceX would be able to orbital test the Starship Within six monthsAnd, although that did not happen, the company was apparently poised to perform Flight test at high altitudes. in a TweetThe CEO said the latest prototype, dubbed the SN8, had a successful static fire, and a flight test At an altitude of about 15 km It could happen as soon as next week.
The SN8 spacecraft fire steady!
Overview article for this test:https://t.co/E3v5cOyEAt
Marie (Embed a Tweet) Live broadcast with NSF staff.
Chris B – NSF (@NASASpaceflight) November 24, 2020
People in NASAS spaceflight Live stream Video of the launch of the Raptor Triple Engine, and a clip of the event posted on Twitter. Based on notifications from locals in the area, they report November 30 is the likely date for the test, so keep an eye out – you may see the Flying Water Tower rise higher than ever.