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SpaceX dispatches its Starship on a second 150m test flight

This Starship arrived at a similar stature seen already, yet with a more up to date model.

About a month prior, SpaceX pulled off a first bounce test for one of its Starship models, and now it has rehashed the accomplishment. SN6 looks a great deal like its forerunner SN5, with both missing a nose cone and blades, which causes them to take after a rocket-controlled storehouse ascending around 500 feet over the ground.

In a tweet Elon Musk — who considered a past model a flying water tower — tweeted “Turns out you can make anything fly haha.”

Video of the occasion in Boca Chica, TX has been caught both by outside spectators and SpaceX itself, which likewise gives some camera points caught from the vehicle itself. After some short bounces, Musk has said the subsequent stage will be to apply the missing folds and endeavor high height tests.

The arrangement is for its Starship to inevitably be equipped for various trips in a day, conceivably propelling from spaceports adrift, yet they are not exactly there yet.