• Elon Musk's SpaceX Starship rocket lands successfully but then explodes

    1 month ago - By Washington Post


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  • SpaceX just launched a Starship rocket 6 miles above Texas, then landed it without an explosion for the first time

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    The SN10 reignites its three Raptor engines to upright itself and land in this screengrab from a SpaceX livestream.
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    SpaceX flew a Starship rocket prototype six miles above Texas on Wednesday, landing it in one piece for the first time.
    This is Starship's third such test flight. The first two prototypes exploded upon landing .
    Now SpaceX is a step closer to developing the world's first fully reusable launch system.
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    After two attempts that ended in fiery explosions, SpaceX has finally launched a prototype of its Starship rocket...
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  • SpaceX's Starship prototype flies to 32,000 feet and sticks the landing in third flight test

    SpaceX's Starship prototype flies to 32,000 feet and sticks the landing in third flight test

    1 month ago - By Tech Crunch

    SpaceX has launched SN10 - the tenth iteration of its current prototype series of Starship, the heavy-lift reusable spacecraft it's developing. Starship SN10 took off from Boca Chica, Texas, where SpaceX is developing the vehicle. It flew to a height of roughly 10 km or 32,000 feet, before performing a maneuver to re-orient itself for a friction-assisted landing descent.
    Unlike the last two Starship prototypes to fly this high , however, the roughly 6 minute flight did not end in a fireball [ UPDATE: Well, not immediately. The rocket did blow up while stationary on the landing pad a few...
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