- Parabolic Arc
- March 30, 2023
SpaceX Experiences Fire During Routine Engine Test
SpaceX rocket facility investigating cause of last nightâ€™s fire
SpaceX is conducting an internal investigation over what caused a fuel fire at its McGregor testing facility Thursday night. The fire started around 8 p.m. Thursday during routine testing of a Merlin 1 C rocket engine, said SpaceX Spokeswoman Lauren Dreyer.
Dreyer said staff members followed the facilityâ€™s safety response procedures to contain the fire, and there were no injuries.