Starship's first successful landing

Starship's first successful landing
Starship's first successful landing

A small fire broke out when the prototype of the SpaceX spacecraft Starship SN15 returned to Earth. The fire got extinguished in a few minutes. "This is a normal occurrence for the fuel used," explained the company's Aeronautical engineer, John Insprucker, The Verge reports.

Elon Musk, the founder of SpaceX, wrote about the rocket's successful test on his Twitter page.

"Starship landing nominal!" Musk said.

The prototype of the Starship, known as the SN15, took off from the Boca Chica launch site, Texas, at an altitude of 10 kilometers on May 5 and successfully landed back near the starter complex.

Another test flight failed on March 3rd. The Starship SN10 prototype reached a height of about 10 km, turned around, and exploded within minutes of landing.

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