SpaceX fires up prototype SN10 Starship for the first time in preparation for test flight

SpaceX’s latest Starship prototype was just going live.

The Starship SN10 vehicle (“Serial No. 10”) completed its first “static fire” test on Tuesday (February 23), lighting up all three of its Raptor engines for a few seconds at 6:03 pm EST (2303 GMT) at SpaceX’s South Texas Site, near the Gulf Coast settlement in Boca Chica.