SN7.1

Overview

Type: Prototype
Class: Test Tank
Status: Destroyed
Fate: Tested to destruction
Year Built: 2020
Year Decomissioned: 2020

History

SN7.1 was a test tank designed to build upon the knowledge gained from SN7. It was the second test tank to use 304L stainless steel.

The tank was tested several times in September 2020, until the final test on 22 September when the tank burst after achieving a pressure of 8 bar.

Milestones

All dates & times are local unless otherwise indicated.

Date Type Location
July 2020 Construction Boca Chica, Texas
10 September 2020 Cryogenic Pressure Test Success Boca Chica, Texas
22 September 2020 Cryogenic Pressure Test Success Boca Chica, Texas
22 September 2020 Decomissioned Boca Chica, Texas


More Information

UTC Time

Wednesday, 07-Dec-22 20:43:48 UTC

Boca Chica Local Time

Wednesday, 07-Dec-22 14:43:48 CST