After lingering on the tarmac for over an hour, SpaceX’s rocket Starship took off from the space station. star baseLocated in South Texas.
The first delay was mainly due to the computer and the innovative size of the starship, which was larger and more complex than previous rockets. But a “pressure issue” could not be resolved in time, which postponed the departure date. See you tomorrow for a new venture!
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The departure, which was supposed to take place at 7:15 am local time or 2:15 pm Paris time, was postponed. Fallback dates are scheduled during the week if weather conditions are not favorable for launch.
Of course tomorrow’s launch will follow a well-established flight plan. After liftoff, the rocket’s “super heavy” first stage is expected to separate and fall back into the waters of the Gulf of Mexico. The starship spacecraft must then continue its ascent alone, completing just short of an orbit around Earth before falling back into the Pacific Ocean.
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