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SpaceX - Modified rocket engine tested

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Modified Merlin engine completes full duration firing

An upgraded Merlin engine designed to boost the lift capacity of SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket has completed a full mission duration test firing in Texas, the company announced Monday.

The Merlin 1D engine completed 185-second firing with 147,000 pounds of thrust, SpaceX announced.

Future Falcon 9 rockets will be powered by nine Merlin 1D first stage engines. SpaceX calls the evolved booster the Falcon 9 v1.1.

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