Image via @Erdayastronaut
SpaceX looks ready to launch its Starship SN10 prototype for a test flight on Wednesday, March 3, 2021.
According to @BocaChicaGal, residents in the area of Texas have been asked to evacuate the area tomorrow.
“Happy to let y’all know that I have been asked to evacuate for Starship SN10 launch attempt tomorrow. It looks like it will be a beautiful day for a launch. I can’t wait to see SN10 nail the landing!”, said @BocaChicaGal on Tuesday.
Happy to let y’all know that I have been asked to evacuate for Starship SN10 launch attempt tomorrow. It looks like it will be a beautiful day for a launch. I can’t wait to see SN10 nail the landing!???@NASASpaceflight
— Mary (@BocaChicaGal) March 2, 2021
SpaceX has received FAA approval, a temporary flight restriction, posted an evacuation notice plus marine hazard zone and set road closures, for tomorrow’s launch. The only thing we are waiting for is the company to officially confirm it, points out Michael Baylor (@nextspaceflight).
Starship SN10 Wednesday launch status:
– FAA approval ✅
– Temporary Flight Restriction ✅
– Evacuation notice ✅
– Marine hazard zone posted ✅
– Road closure scheduled ✅
– Official confirmation from SpaceX ?
5 down, 1 to go*
— Michael Baylor (@nextspaceflight) March 2, 2021
This might be the last time I’ll see #SN10 this close (in one piece? ?)!! Whatever happens tomorrow, it will be another exciting test!!! You won’t want to miss it! ? our coverage will be awesome with our inaugural stream from MARS [Studio B]!!! pic.twitter.com/ztjMPlHkUY
— Everyday Astronaut (@Erdayastronaut) March 2, 2021
Back on February 2, SpaceX launched its Starship SN9 for a test flight, with the huge rocket taking off successfully and free-falling well, but again failed to nail the landing like SN8. Let’s see if SN10 can fare better tomorrow, if the test launch remains on track.
Update March 3, 2021: Elon Musk says the Starship SN10 launch is ready and the window opened at 9am EST.
Starship launch tomorrow. Window opens at 9am.
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) March 3, 2021
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