Immediately SpaceX for the primary time efficiently landed a Starship check automobile – Starship SN15. In 4 earlier makes an attempt since December 2020 Starship check autos efficiently carried out launch and “skydiver” stomach flop maneuver however exploded in the course of the touchdown try (or quickly after). Right here is full footage of right this moment’s flight from SpaceX’s official livestream.
Starship is the second (spacecraft) stage of the absolutely reusable two-stage tremendous heavy-lift launch automobile at present developed by main NewSpace firm SpaceX. The primary objective of constructing such a big rocket with greater than double the facility of Saturn V is to allow the colonization of Mars. However Starship shall be succesful to do plenty of totally different duties – to position satellites or area stations in orbit, ferry passengers to area stations or the Moon and even ferry passengers or cargo between any locations on Earth inside an hour.