December 8, 2023



SpaceX’s Starship rocket reaches space but is intentionally destroyed mid-flight


By Micahel Sheetz

November 18, 2023

SpaceX launched its second Starship rocket flight on Saturday, with Elon Musk’s company pushing development of the mammoth vehicle past new milestones.

Lifting off around 8 a.m. ET from the company’s facility in Texas, Starship flew for more than seven minutes, successfully separating from its booster before the rocket’s onboard system intentionally destroyed the vehicle mid-flight.

No people were on board the test flight.

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