Elon Musk-owned SpaceX's another prototype of the Starship rocket exploded on the ground on March 3. The test flight, SN10, of the SpaceX's futuristic ambitious project burst into flames on the launch pad minutes after its take off. Interestingly, the rocket made for the ongoing Mars mission was third such accident as its earlier two prototypes, SN8 and SN9, had also resulted in crash landing. The test was held at Boca Chica in Texas.
The Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa has announced a contest to select eight eligible SpaceX 'Starship' passengers globally for his Dear Moon 2023 mission. Releasing a YouTube video, Maezawa shared the criteria which is to "push its envelope to help other people and greater society in some way" and "willing to support other crew members who share similar aspirations." Moreover, Maezawa clarified that the six-day lunar voyage will be… read-more
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SpaceX's first high-altitude 'Starship' test-flight has crash-landed after it was launched over the Gulf of Mexico from Texas' Boca Chica on December 9. Reportedly, the 160 feet prototype lasted six minutes 42 seconds in the air. However, the fuel tank's low pressure made the Starship descend rapidly during reignition, which ultimately caused the crash. Despite the crash, CEO Elon Musk remained… read-more
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