First firing of Starship Raptor Engine

SpaceX test fires its Starship Raptor flight engine for the first time.

Elon Musk said:



“Initially making one 200 metric ton thrust engine common across ship & booster to reach the moon as fast as possible. Next versions will split to vacuum-optimized (380+ sec Isp) & sea-level thrust optimized (~250 ton).”

Starship Raptor Engine