FAA Closes SpaceX Starship Mishap Investigation
FAA: "The final report cites multiple root causes of the April 20, 2023, mishap and 63 corrective actions SpaceX must take to prevent mishap re-occurrence."
Federal Aviation Administration: The FAA has closed the SpaceX Starship Super Heavy mishap investigation. The final report cites multiple root causes of the April 20th, 2023, mishap and 63 corrective actions SpaceX must take to prevent mishap reoccurrence.
Corrective actions include redesigns of vehicle hardware to prevent leaks and fires, redesign of the launch pad to increase its robustness, incorporation of additional reviews in the design process, additional analysis and testing of safety-critical systems and components including the Autonomous Flight Safety System, and the application of additional change control practices.
Closure Of Investigation Does not Signal Immediate Resumption Of Launches At Boca Chica:
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