Texas Toast: SpaceX’s Latest Merlin Engine Explodes During Testing
Thursday, 9 November 2017 () SpaceX lost one of their latest Merlin rockets this week due to a currently unexplained error. No one was hurt in the explosion, but the company has suspended tests of the new design while it works to understand the failure.
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During a test at its McGregor, Texas development facility, SpaceX blew up an experimental engine on Saturday. SpaceX says no one was injured in the incident and the damage done to the engine-testing bay won't delay the company's busy launch schedule. The new and more powerful engine model is intended...