Space X conducts Falcon 9 Engine Test

On July 30 Space X test fired, for the first time, the full 9 Merlin engine complement of their Falcon 9 first stage. The nine engines firing together generated about 850,000 pounds of thrust.

For more information and a video of the test firing, go to Spaceref.com

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About R.P. Nettelhorst

I'm married with three daughters. I live in southern California and I'm a deacon at Quartz Hill Community Church. I spent a couple of summers while I was in college working on a kibbutz in Israel. In 2004, I was a volunteer with the Ansari X-Prize at the winning launches of SpaceShipOne. Member of Society of Biblical Literature, American Academy of Religion, and The Authors Guild
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