Connect with us

National

SpaceX is about to reattempt a high-altitude flight of its Starship rocket. The last 2 prototypes blew up. – Business Insider Australia

Elon Musk gives the newest prototype, SN10, a 60% chance of a successful landing. Its predecessors slammed into the ground.

Published

on

Article feature image

SpaceX is preparing to rocket its latest Starship prototype tens of thousands of feet into the air as early as this week.
The challenge is landing it back on the ground – that maneuver has ended in explosion both times the company previously attempted it. This time around, SpaceX founder Elon Musk estimated that the prototype has a 60% chance of a successful landing.
The prototype represents the upper stage of a two-part system: Eventually, a roughly 23-story booster called Super Heavy would heave…

Click here to view the original article.