Elon Musk’s SpaceX-designed “Starship” mega-rocket blasted off this Thursday, April 20, shortly after its successful liftoff from Texas. The cause of the explosion is yet to be ascertained.
The event that all space fans have been waiting for since the summer of 2022 finally happened this Thursday, April 20. “Starship” or SpaceX, the world’s largest rocket, lifted off from the foothills of Boca Chica, Texas for its first orbital flight.
Also, the starship explosion doesn’t mean a setback for billionaire Elon Musk’s company. Launching a rocket from its launch pad is already considered a huge achievement for SpaceX. In addition, it is still too late to know the exact reasons for the explosion of the SpaceX rocket, while the company ” The starship experienced a rapid and unplanned extraction prior to phase separation“.
” Our teams will continue to analyze the data and work toward our next test run.“, SpaceX explained on its Twitter account, today’s test”. Helping us improve the reliability of the Starship, allowing SpaceX to make humanity interplanetary“.