Elon Musk indicates the Raptor engine is on the Starhopper and they are aiming for a hover test on Tuesday.
Raptor engine mounted on Starhopper. Aiming for hover test Tues.
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) July 12, 2019
SN6 Raptor is being installed on to Starhopper at Boca Chica.
— Chris B – NSF (@NASASpaceflight) July 11, 2019
#SpaceX crews were hard at work today, with the re-integration of the Raptor engine with #StarHopper! As well as making leaps and bounds in shining #StarShip(in person, it’s blinding💎🚀) One of the tracking dishes, was pointed at the launch pad.🚀 pic.twitter.com/i3vTrLoten
— Austin Barnard🚀 (@austinbarnard45) July 11, 2019
There is rapid progress on the orbital version of the Starship as well.
SOURCES- Elon Musk Twitter, chris B NSF (@NASASpaceflight) Twitter, Austin Bernard Twitter
Written By Brian Wang, Nextbigfuture.com