Elon Shows SpaceX Starship SN8 With Body Flaps

Elon Musk has tweeted out the SpaceX Starship prototype SN8 with body flaps. The body flaps are moved using electric motors instead of hydraulics.

SpaceX will add the nosecone and front flaps next week and Starship SN9 will be ready in October.

The first flight for SN8 will be is to 15,000 meters or ~50,000 ft.

SOURCES- Elon Musk, SpaceX
Written by Brian Wang, Nextbigfuture.com