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Elon Musk: ‘SpaceX is building floating, superheavy-class spaceports’ for its Starship rocket to reach the moon, Mars, and fly passengers around Earth

This week SpaceX posted two new jobs for “offshore operations engineers” in Brownsville, Texas. Elon Musk, who founded the aerospace company in 2002, all but confirmed in a tweet on Tuesday that the jobs are to help build “floating, superheavy-class spaceports” for its next-generation Starship vehicle. Ocean-platform launches as a […]
Elon Musk: ‘SpaceX is building floating, superheavy-class spaceports’ for its Starship rocket to reach the moon, Mars, and fly passengers around Earth
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Elon Musk says SpaceX hopes to launch Starship for the first time within ‘2 to 3 months.’ But the ship may be just one of 20 different prototypes.

SpaceX founder Elon Musk has posted new details about Starship: a fully reusable and potentially industry-upending rocket system that may land the first people on Mars. In September, Musk unveiled the first 16-story prototype. However, a pressure test in November caused the Starship to partly explode, shooting its giant domed […]
Elon Musk says SpaceX hopes to launch Starship for the first time within ‘2 to 3 months.’ But the ship may be just one of 20 different prototypes.
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A stirring new SpaceX animation of Starship launching shows how the rocket company plans to turn Texas into Earth’s interplanetary transport hub

On Saturday, Elon Musk showed off new details of SpaceX’s planned super-heavy launch system called Starship. SpaceX posted a new animation on YouTube that shows the 39-story rocket launching from Boca Chica, Texas, where the company is developing the system, including a prototype called Starship Mark 1. The animation underscores […]
A stirring new SpaceX animation of Starship launching shows how the rocket company plans to turn Texas into Earth’s interplanetary transport hub
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Watch SpaceX launch and land Falcon Heavy, the world’s most powerful rocket

SpaceX on Thursday launched its Falcon Heavy for the second time in history. The Falcon Heavy is the world’s second-most-powerful rocket in history and the most powerful operational rocket today. It costs an estimated $US90 million to $US150 million a launch, which is low compared with other rocket launches. Visit […]
Watch SpaceX launch and land Falcon Heavy, the world’s most powerful rocket