Elon Musk indicated that Spacex is a few months away from test hops for the Super Heavy booster.
Above – Brendan Lewis @brendan2908 on twitter shows the status of the SpaceX prototypes.
A few months
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) December 24, 2020
SpaceX will use of both of its two launch pads at its development facility in Boca Chica, Texas with prototype rockets set up on each.
The current status of SpaceX's Starship & Superheavy prototypes. 20th December pic.twitter.com/vUYE5A11N5
— Brendan (@brendan2908) December 20, 2020
The outer ring of booster engines (20 of 28) have no TVC actuators. Steering control comes from center 8 TVC & differential throttle of outer engines. By any measure, the high thrust variant of Raptor will probably have the high T/W of any engine ever.
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) September 1, 2020
SOURCES- Brendan Lewis, Elon Musk, SpaceX
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