Booster 9 removed from launch site ahead of hot stage ring tests

Published by NASASpaceflight on 08/11/2023 UTC

After the Static Fire of what appears to be 29 Raptor engines below Booster 9, SpaceX rolled back the first stage of the next flight test to the production site. Meanwhile, the hot staging extension is still at the Masseys test site as the company gets ready to test the most significant modification between flights one and two.

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