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SpaceX Starship SN4 explodes shortly after static fire test at Boca Chica site

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A major explosion occurred when Elon Musk's SpaceX conducted a static fire test of the Raptor engine in its Starship SN4 prototype launch vehicle on Friday. This was the 4th static fire test of the Raptor engine on Starship SN4 prototype launch vehicle. The incident was captured in a video that shows the prototype exploding and triggering a massive fire at Boca Chica site. The explosion occurred around 1:49 PM local time in Texas.