The fourth prototype of SpaceX's next-generation Starship SN4 rocket exploded Friday after a test at the company's development facility in Texas.
The reasons for the explosion are unknown. It happened at 2:49 in the morning.
The starship rocket is 50 meters in length and 9 meters in diameter. It was designed to carry 100 people to Mars.
A prototype of SpaceXâs Starship violently exploded in South Texas moments after a test-firing of its Raptor engine Friday, dealing a setback to the companyâs next-generation reusable rocket program (: @SpacePadreIsle).— Spaceflight Now (@SpaceflightNow) May 29, 2020
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