SpaceX completes fueling test, will now work toward massive engine firing test
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Notably, SpaceX completed this important fueling test on its first attempt with Starship and Super Heavy in a stacked configuration, testing both the rocket as well as the launch tower and myriad ground systems required to pump all of these pressurized cryogenic fluids. SpaceX will share the data from this and other tests with the Federal Aviation Administration, which is responsible for licensing the experimental launch from SpaceX's facilities in South Texas. Nevertheless, it is clear that SpaceX is making excellent progress toward the much-anticipated liftoff of Starship, which will be the heaviest, tallest, most capable, and most powerful rocket to ever take off from Earth.
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