Cape Canaveral | By Associated Press| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
UPDATED ON DEC 10, 2020 05:25 AM IST
This latest prototype — the first one equipped with a nose cone, body flaps and three engines — was shooting for an altitude of up to eight miles (12.5 kilometers). That’s almost 100 times higher than previous hops and skimming the stratosphere.
Cape Canaveral (US) | By Associated Press | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar
PUBLISHED ON DEC 09, 2020 06:18 AM IST
SpaceX came close to launching a prototype of the rocketship that company chief Elon Musk is designing to carry people to Mars. The goal was to shoot Starship to an altitude of eight miles (12.5 kilometres) — the highest yet — and then bring it back to a vertical landing.
Hindustan Times | By Hindustan Times
PUBLISHED ON SEP 30, 2019 12:23 PM IST
SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk revealed plans about the ‘Starship’ rocket. Starship is pegged as a spacecraft to carry crew and cargo to destinations like Moon and Mars.
Washington | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JAN 12, 2019 07:00 AM IST
Its first test flights -- suborbital “hops” reaching several miles (kilometers) in the air before landing back on Earth -- could come in March or April.