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SpaceX to launch new Starship prototype after 4 test flights exploded – Business Insider

Every high-flying Starship so far has exploded, but NASA says it will help SpaceX turn the mega-rocket into a moon lander for astronauts.



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SpaceX is getting ready to launch its fifth high-flying Starship from its Texas rocket facilities this week.
Unlike its predecessors, this particular mega-spaceship is a relative of NASA’s next moon lander the vehicle that will put boots on the lunar surface for the first time since 1972.
Starship serial No. 11, or SN15, is the latest of a series of Starship prototypes that SpaceX is launching up to six miles above Boca Chica, Texas.
As SN15 approaches the peak of its flight, it should shut off…

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