SpaceX to test Starship at full-scale this week

Could the fifth time be the charm for the massive spacecraft?

Image courtesy of SpaceX

Take Five

Space enthusiasts will recall that Starship’s last test went horribly wrong. The vehicle, dubbed SN4, exploded on the test pad on May 29. That failure gave SpaceX some bad press and caused confusion since it took place shortly after a successful Falcon 9 launch that sent astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley to the International Space Station (ISS).

Importance of Starship

SpaceX has already revolutionized the spaceflight industry. What was once the domain of government-run agencies like NASA now falls squarely in the private sector. Companies like SpaceX, Blue Origin, and Rocket Lab are leading the way for the future of affordable, private spaceflight.

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