Connect with us

Technology

SpaceX’s prototype rocket explodes in giant fireball – Brisbane Times

An uncrewed SpaceX prototype rocket exploded on impact after an attempted high-altitude test flight in Texas.

Published

on

Starship seemed to hit the mark or at least come close. There was no immediate word from SpaceX on how high it went.
The full-scale, stainless steel model 50 metres tall and 9 metres in diameter soared out over the Gulf of Mexico. After about five minutes, it flipped sideways as planned and descended in a free-fall back to the south-eastern tip of Texas near the Mexican border. The Raptor engines reignited for braking and the rocket tilted back upright. When it touched down, however, the rocketship…

Click here to view the original article.

Continue Reading
Advertisement

You might also like ...

Article feature image
Outriders’ Legendary Drops will soon be “increased by 100%” – GamesRadar
Article feature image
iPhone bug ‘breaks’ your WiFi when you join an oddly-named network – Yahoo Finance Australia