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Full Thrust Falcon 9 stage undergoing testing at McGregor |

The first “Full Thrust” Falcon 9 first stage has begun a test sequence that is understood to involve two static fires on a new test stand at SpaceX’s test facility in McGregor, Texas. The stage, unofficially assigned to the launch of the SES-9 satellite in November, is expected to undergo a short firing this week, ahead of a full duration firing next month.

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