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Starship SN8 ready for final testing ahead of flight – NASASpaceflight.com

Following a slightly convoluted engine testing campaign, Starship SN8 is set to finalize its pre-flight…

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Following a slightly convoluted engine testing campaign, Starship SN8 is set to finalize its pre-flight requirements with a triple Raptor Static Fire test on Tuesday. Should this test go to plan, the path will be cleared for SN8 to conduct a test flight to 15 km (50,000 ft) as soon as November 30.
This three-engine firing is expected to be the final major test ahead of the highly-ambitious flight, controlled “belly flop” return, and potential landing.
The first-ever triple Raptor test was conducted…

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