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SpaceX's monster rocket engine set for Mars just passed a critical milestone

SpaceX has shipped a Raptor engine to its base in Texas for testing, marking a key step forward in the company’s goal to colonize Mars. The Raptor is capable of generating 500,000 pounds of thrust, which is around the same power as a space shuttle’s engines. 

Produced by Brad Streicher. Original reporting Jessica Orwig.

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