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SpaceX test fires the massive new engine for its next big rocket

 

SpaceX has just completed its first test fire of a full-scale Raptor engine, which will be used to power the company’s next generation rocket. The news was announced by SpaceX CEO Elon Musk, who posted a pair of videos on Twitter of the engine being test fired at the company’s test sight in McGregor, Texas. The Raptor engine is currently being developed as a successor to the company’s existing Merlin 1D engine, and is expected to eventually power the company’s Starship to the Moon, to Mars, and beyond.

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