Starship’s 4th test flight also failed


While it was understood that the prototype rocket of the new generation giant spacecraft Starship, which SpaceX performed its 4th high-altitude flight trial, detonated a while after its launch in foggy weather, it was recorded that its fragments spread over kilometers.

While the spacecraft, whose launch images were published on SpaceX’s Youtube account, began to descend from a height of 10 kilometers to return to the launch platform, the SpaceX server soon announced that the trial was unsuccessful.

SpaceX’s 3 flight attempts were also unsuccessful before the SN11 spacecraft, which exploded 5 minutes 49 seconds after the launch from the test platform near the Mexican border in Texas.

While it is not yet known why the giant-sized Startship, which was developed by Elon Musk, the founder and CEO of the space company, with the dream of sending dozens of people to Mars at the same time, SpaceX engineer John Insprucker said in the Youtube broadcast video of the rocket’s flight test, ” We seem to have lost the data. We’ll have to find out what happened from the team. ” used the expressions.

Starship was one of a series of prototypes of the heavy-lift rocket developed to carry people and 100 tons of cargo on future trips to the moon and Mars.