SN8 apogee reorientation

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Starship SN8 midway through its reorientation. Above and to the left is the residual liquid oxygen, vented while SN8 hovered at apogee (probably for a combination of reducing mass and changing mass balance.)

Note the fin deflection: even though it’s still more vertical than horizontal, SN8’s fore fins are still at nearly full extension while the aft fins are tucked back all the way.


Taken with Sony α6400 and a E 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 OSS lens

Photo Settings

Aperture: ƒ/8

Exposure: 1/400s

Focal Length: 135mm (~202mm @ 35mm)

ISO: null