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Starship SN7.2
Structural Test Article
SN7.2 was a test tank design to test thinner 3mm stainless steel for future Starship prototypes. The tank performed two cryogenic proof tests to verify its capabilities.
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History

Pressurize to Failure
The SN7.2 test tank was pressurized to failure to validate the new 3mm stainless steel construction methods. During the test, the tank performed well, developing a small leak rather than bursting.
Test Tank Pad, Starbase, Texas, USA
Thu Feb 04, 2021
Cryogenic Proof Test
The SN7.2 test tank successfully passed its initial cryogenic proof test, according to SpaceX CEO Elon Musk.
Test Tank Pad, Starbase, Texas, USA
Tue Jan 26, 2021