On Monday, SpaceX fueled a fully stacked Starship for the first time. Engadget reports: The “wet dress rehearsal” saw the company load the vehicle’s Super Heavy and Starship stages with more than 10 million pounds of liquid oxygen and methane fuel. Additionally, SpaceX ran through some of the countdown procedures it will need to complete on launch day. “Today’s test will help verify a full launch countdown sequence, as well as the performance of Starship and the orbital pad for flight-light operations,” SpaceX posted on Twitter. As Space.com notes, Monday’s test means SpaceX is on track to complete an orbital flight of Starship sometime in the coming months.
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