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SpaceX fired up a Super Heavy booster on the launch pad today (Aug. 9) for the first time ever, notching a big milestone

The test involved just one of Super Heavy's 33 Raptor engines

A Super Heavy Booster 7 is scheduled to launch on the Starship program's first orbital test flight in the coming months.

The Starship system consists of Super Heavy and an upper-stage spacecraft called Starship. 

No Super Heavy vehicle has yet left the ground

src: space.com

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