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The prototype of SpaceX Starship in South Texas has left the ground – although its eradication has not been deliberate.
A wind up 50 kilometers earlier this week has reversed the nose of the test vehicle, according to a tweed by SpaceX founder Elon Musk. It will take a couple of weeks to fix it, even though Starfleet tanks are fine.
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The Starcraft Car, a test version recently assembled on Boca Chica Beach near Brownsville, may one day carry space travelers to the Moon or Mars at the top of a powerful rocket.
The starship, integrated with the Super Heavy Rocket, formerly called the BFR, is expected to be more powerful than the Saturn V rocket that NASA uses to propel the astronauts to the moon.