SN7

Overview

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

History

SN7 was a test tank made from 304L stainless steel, designed to be tested as SpaceX switched away from 301 steel.

In the first test the tank reached a pressure of 7.6 bar before a leak occurred.

In the second test, the tank was destroyed while the pressure obtained is unknown.

Milestones

All dates & times are local unless otherwise indicated.

Date Type Location
May 2020 Construction Boca Chica, Texas
15 June 2020 Cryogenic Pressure Test Success Boca Chica, Texas
23 June 2020 Cryogenic Pressure Test Success Boca Chica, Texas
23 June 2020 Decomissioned Success Boca Chica, Texas


More Information

UTC Time

Thursday, 11-Aug-22 11:25:21 UTC

Boca Chica Local Time

Thursday, 11-Aug-22 06:25:21 CDT