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Great picture of B7's static fire

 

Looks like today may see not only S24 tests, but also new static fires on B7 given that the chopsticks are going up

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1 hour ago, Beccab said:

Great picture of B7's static fire

That yesterday's? There is another in ~4 minutes apparently.

 

1 hour ago, RCgothic said:

Now technically the most powerful rocket stage ever fired (even if at minimum thrust).

Static fires have only been 1 engine so far.

Or was one of those 20?

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Yup, but it's still the most powerful rocket stage ever fired, even if only firing one engine. It's a little bit into semantics, but it'd be hard to tell if a minimum throttle 20-engine fire had exceeded N1 anyway.

Today's test was a single engine for 21 seconds. Caught the NSF guys by surprise with how long it was!

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