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SpaceX Starship test vehicle explodes moments after test-firing

1 month ago   |   By Spaceflight Now

A full-size prototype of SpaceX's Starship violently exploded in South Texas moments after a test-firing of its Raptor engine Friday, dealing a setback to the company's next-generation reusable rocket program.
A prototype of SpaceX's Starship violently exploded in South Texas moments after a test-firing of its Raptor engine Friday, dealing a setback to the company's next-generation reusable rocket program .
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SpaceX's Starship rocket prototype explodes during test

SpaceX's Starship rocket prototype explodes during test

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

394ft rocket designed to carry humans and cargo to moon and Mars No immediate indication of injuries after explosion in Texas A prototype of SpaceX's upcoming heavy-lift rocket, Starship, exploded on Friday during ground tests in south Texas as Elon Musk's space company pursued an aggressive development schedule to fly the launch vehicle for the first time. The testing explosion was unrelated to SpaceX's upcoming launch of two Nasa astronauts from Florida's Kennedy Space Center using a different rocket system, the Falcon 9 with the Crew Dragon capsule fixed on top.
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Latest SpaceX Starship prototype suffers explosive testing anomaly - CNET

1 month ago   |   By CNET

It's just another day in Starship testing. This incident is unrelated to the SpaceX Crew Dragon NASA Demo-2 test flight.
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SpaceX's latest Starship rocket prototype just exploded during an engine test

SpaceX's latest Starship rocket prototype just exploded during an engine test

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

SpaceX's fourth Starship prototype was destroyed during a test launch on Friday in Texas.
The three previous prototypes were destroyed through fueling issues.
Tomorrow, through an unrelated rocket system, SpaceX is set to perform a historic mission sending two astronauts to the International Space Station.
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Yet another Starship prototype is toast.
On Friday, SpaceX conducted the fifth test-firing of a Starship rocket in Boca Chica, Texas. The vehicle, called SN4, was the fourth version of what is eventually supposed to be SpaceX's...
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