SpaceX's Starship Booster Rolls in for Static Fire Campaign

Construction of any launch vehicle is a slow and complex process.

Each part has its own set of challenges, and the hardest parts to build are often the largest — first stages.

These are the rockets that lift a launch vehicle off the ground and send it into space.

They’re usually some of the biggest components, too.

The largest rocket currently being built by SpaceX is their Super Heavy-class Starship

Raptor engine with a new design they’re calling “Starship Booster”

The Starship Booster is an even bigger version of this same engine design