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SpaceX’s Starship SN8 prototype fires engines ahead of major test flight – Space.com

This was static fire number four for SN8. It could launch next week.

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SpaceX’s latest Starship
prototype fired its engines for the fourth time on Tuesday evening (Nov. 24), keeping the vehicle on track for a landmark test flight next week.
The Starship SN8 prototype performed its fourth “static fire” test at 6:23 p.m. EST (2323 GMT) Tuesday at SpaceX’s South Texas facility, near the seaside village of Boca Chica. 
Static fires, in which engines briefly blaze up while a vehicle remains bolted to the ground, are common preflight checkouts for SpaceX rockets. And SN8…

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