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Starship SpaceX began testing on the launch pad

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Starship SpaceX began testing on the launch pad
The head of SpaceX, Elon Musk, shared photos of the so-called “starship” located at the launch complex. The design of the system with a height of one hundred meters is being prepared for the first flight tests.

Starship SpaceX began testing on the launch pad


At the moment, the company is testing the refueling system of the S20 launch vehicle and the ship itself. According to insiders, SpaceX employees tested a quick-release sleeve and fuel tanks that were not completely filled with liquid nitrogen and a connection with the main component in the form of liquid oxygen.




Prior to this, the carrier was subjected to several low-temperature tests on the ground and a number of static fire tests. Later, the company intends to test the fuel system several more times and begin trial runs at low altitude. When Starship will fully go into space is still unknown.

One of the main features of the operation of the device will be the use of the Mechazilla tower, which will increase the number of launches compared to conventional spaceport equipment.
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