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Prototype of new SpaceX rocket Starship explodes on Texas test pad - Reuters India

  1. Prototype of new SpaceX rocket Starship explodes on Texas test pad  Reuters India
  2. Massive explosion of a SpaceX Starship Prototype (SN4) at Boca Chica Texas  Everyday Astronaut
  3. SpaceX loses another Starship prototype in massive exp…

    spacex explosion - Reuters
    9:52pm PDT - May 29th, 2020

Prototype of new SpaceX rocket Starship explodes on Texas test pad

It is designed to carry humans and 100 tons of cargo to the moon and Mars.

spacex explosion - The Hindu
7:14pm PDT - May 29th, 2020

SpaceX's Starship prototype explodes after rocket engine test

SpaceX's experimental Starship prototype exploded just after an engine test on May 30 at the spaceflight company's South Texas proving grounds.

spacex explosion - NBC News
2:57pm PDT - May 29th, 2020

SpaceX Starship prototype explodes in engine test

The failure is not expected to have any impact on SpaceX's Crew Dragon launch plans this weekend.

spacex explosion - CBS News
2:43pm PDT - May 29th, 2020

SpaceX Starship SN4 prototype explodes after engine test in Texas (VIDEO)

The Starship SN4 prototype, built by Elon Musk’s SpaceX company for interplanetary flights, has blown up after an engine test in Texas. It’s already the third prototype to explode this year. Read Full Article at RT.com

spacex explosion - RT
2:01pm PDT - May 29th, 2020

SpaceX's latest Starship rocket prototype just exploded during an engine test

  • SpaceX's fourth Starship prototype was destroyed during a test launch on Friday in Texas. 
  • The three previous prototypes were destroyed through fueling issues.
  • Tomorrow, through an unrelated rocket system, SpaceX is set to perform a…

    spacex explosion - Business Insider
    1:59pm PDT - May 29th, 2020

Prototype of new SpaceX rocket Starship explodes on Texas test pad

A prototype of SpaceX's upcoming heavy-lift rocket, Starship, exploded on Friday during ground tests in south Texas as Elon Musk's space company pursued an aggressive development schedule to fly the launch vehicle for the first time.

spacex explosion - Reuters
1:27pm PDT - May 29th, 2020

SpaceX loses another Starship prototype in massive explosion

Another SpaceX Starship prototype exploded right after an ignition test at the company’s Boca Chica, Texas facility. It’s the fourth time SpaceX has lost a Starship vehicle during testing, and the explosion comes just a day before the company is set to perfor…

spacex explosion - The Verge
12:51pm PDT - May 29th, 2020

SpaceX’s Starship SN4 launch vehicle prototype explodes after static engine fire test

SpaceX had just conducted yet another static fire test of the Raptor engine in its Starship SN4 prototype launch vehicle on Friday when the test vehicle exploded on the test stand. This was the fourth static fire test of this engine on this prototype, so it’s…

spacex explosion - TechCrunch
12:08pm PDT - May 29th, 2020

SpaceX's Starship SN4 launch vehicle prototype explodes after static engine fire test

SpaceX had just conducted yet another static fire test of the Raptor engine in its Starship SN4 prototype launch vehicle on Friday when the test vehicle exploded on the test stand. This was the fourth static fire test of this engine on this prototype, so it's…

spacex explosion - TechCrunch
12:08pm PDT - May 29th, 2020

NASA set to resume human spaceflight from U.S. soil with historic SpaceX launch

SpaceX, the private rocket company of billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk, was set to launch two Americans into orbit on Wednesday from Florida on a mission that would mark the first spaceflight of NASA astronauts from U.S. soil in nine years.

spacex explosion - CBC News
4:29am PDT - May 27th, 2020

NASA set to resume human spaceflight from U.S. soil with historic SpaceX launch

SpaceX, the private rocket company of billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk, was set to launch two Americans into orbit on Wednesday from Florida on a mission that would mark the first spaceflight of NASA astronauts from U.S. soil in nine years.

spacex explosion - Reuters
3:14am PDT - May 27th, 2020

Musk's SpaceX set for debut astronaut mission, renewing NASA's crewed launch program

Entrepreneur Elon Musk's SpaceX is set to launch two American astronauts to the International Space Station on Wednesday from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, ending the U.S. space agency's nine-year hiatus in human spaceflight.

spacex explosion - Reuters
4:07am PDT - May 26th, 2020

Space flight is a family affair for SpaceX crew

Karen Nyberg and Megan McArthur understand the challenges facing their husbands better than most – they're astronauts too.

spacex explosion - CBS News
8:22am PDT - May 25th, 2020

After 60 Years, Explosion-Powered Rockets Are Nearly Here

Rotating detonation engines could make rockets lighter, faster, and simpler. First imagined in the 1950s, now they’re almost ready for their first flight.

spacex explosion - Wired
4:12am PDT - May 6th, 2020

'A new era in human spaceflight': SpaceX to launch first test flight with humans in 39 years

NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley are ready to make history as they prepare to become the first two Americans to launch from U.S. soil since 2011.

spacex explosion - CBC News
1:00am PDT - May 3rd, 2020