The SN8 prototype will attempt to launch 125 km in the air before landing on Earth, although the boss of SpaceX, Elon Musk, said it was unlikely to be successful The tech billionaire said the test was a key step towards achieving human space travel to Mars in the next few years.
Road closures and FAA clearance in the area and airspace surrounding SpaceX's Clark County facility, in Texas, are in place for Tuesday, although the exact launch time has not yet been announced
Elon Musk tweete, but only tangentially on Starship, not on the actual test flight Still no update on whether this will take place today, but we are running out of time
Waiting, here's what Elon Musk said recently about his hopes for Starship over the next few years
Speaking at the Axel Springer Awards in Germany last week, SpaceX boss explained in detail his plans to make humanity a multi-planetary species.
“I think it is important that we strive to have a self-sufficient city on Mars as soon as possible”
About 120 000 people are waiting for the broadcast to start At some point today, there were more than 150000
This meme has been around social media since last week, summing up the frustration
At no time in the last week or so of launch delays, SpaceX n’a seemed so close to completing the test
Today, for the first time, a live streaming page appeared on the company's YouTube page, which originally counted until 8 h 00, local hour (14 h 00 GMT).
The countdown was then reset to 10 a.m., but once the countdown is over, nothing happened The screen now displays a message indicating: «Teams working on additional test preparation Take off time to be determined”
Spaceship test has been repeatedly delayed, the people of Boca Chica know it well
Road closures around SpaceX's facilities in Texas were first put in place at the end of November Latest closures suggest SpaceX is hoping for tomorrow as a safeguard if it can't move there today
Elon Musk is in Texas and SpaceX tweeted yesterday that the Starship test could take place today
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