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SpaceX engine firing successful

SpaceX carried out a 3.5 second test firing of the Falcon 9 engines on the pad at the Cape. This successful test opens the way to the first test launch of the vehicle. I will be keeping my eyes open for news on potential first flight dates.

2 comments to SpaceX engine firing successful

  • According to a commenter at Transterrestrial Musings the planned launch date is April 12.

    So if it all works as designed Yuri’s Night will be extra special this year.

  • Nuke Gray

    I wonder how soon before NASA tries to outlaw such endeavours, as they might interfere with its’ own plans and privileges? Perhaps someone should sponsor a ‘right to use Space’ bill in Congress?