SpaceX Starhopper and Raptor Engine Appear OK After Unexpected Fireball

SpaceX performed a test of their StarShip prototype StarHopper with a brand new serial number 6 Raptor Engine. The vehicle was tethered and held down.

The engine test appeared to go well at approximately 10:24 P.M. However, fou minutes after the engine test, the vehicle remained on fire until suddenly there was a large fireball.

Inspection in the morning seems to not show major damage to StarHopper.

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