Laying the groundwork for Super Heavy amid Raptor Ramp Up
Source: NASA Spaceflight
Date Published: 05/30/2021
Just one year after losing Starship SN4 after a Static Fire test, SpaceX’s progress at its Starbase site in South Texas has allowed the company to focus on the debut of its Super Heavy booster. With Starship SN15’s successful landing appearing to conclude the high altitude hop tests, the vast majority of preparation work is focused at the Orbital Launch Site (OLS), while BN3 (Booster 2) stacking continues as key elements of booster hardware arrive on site.