SpaceX's Starship Prototype Could Make First Test Flight in Just Weeks

11 Janvier, 2019, 18:39 | Auteur: Auguste Feret
  • Elon Musk’s Vision of the Future Looks a Lot Like the Past

Elon Musk renamed the great future rocket from the Big Falcon Rocket - BFR - to Starship. The construction cost of the spacecraft is estimated at $5 billion.

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk is aiming for the first test of the SpaceX Starship hopper, a shorter version of the upcoming Starship vehicle, in the next four weeks.

SpaceX is on the verge of launching a prototype of the spacecraft that could one day carry humans to the moon and Mars.

Elon's $ 5 billion space toy is now being assembled at its Boca Chica, Texas launch facility. The company intends to use this model as its primary launch vehicle, eventually replacing the current Falcon and Falcon Heavy rockets.

Elon Musk has released a teaser of the SpaceX Starship, and many are intrigued and trying to take the ideal picture of yet another marvel from SpaceX. As per the tweet by Elon Must, 'Starship test vehicle under assembly will look similar to this illustration when finished.

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It should be noted that the final product will look a little different from the concept art, not least because the Starship will have windows before it sets off into space. Musk tweeted last week that the engines on the Starship hopper prototype "are a blend of Raptor development & operational parts".

'I will do a full technical presentation of Starship after the test vehicle we're building in Texas flies, so hopefully March/April, ' he added.

Cowboy Dan has shared a attractive photo of the spacecraft during sunrise. The ship is 30 feet across, the same as the final vehicle, according to Engadget.

'Unlike Atlas, Starship is buckling stable on launchpad even when unpressurized, ' Musk said.

If all goes well, testing is scheduled to begin in March 2019.

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