Was SpaceX's first attempt to launch its Starship rocket a failure?

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The immense Starship rocket made its first motorboat effort connected 20 April, but blew up soon aft – while nan ngo wasn’t a complete failure, it mightiness beryllium a while earlier we spot it effort to get to abstraction again

By Leah Crane

Starship is nan biggest rocket ever to alert – and to rustle up


The pursuing is an extract from our monthly Launchpad newsletter, successful which resident abstraction master Leah Crane journeys done nan star system, nan postulation and beyond. You tin motion up for Launchpad for free here.

This period saw nan first motorboat attempt of SpaceX’s tremendous Starship rocket – nan biggest and astir powerful rocket ever to fly. But soon aft it lifted disconnected connected 20 April, it exploded. Not ideal, but surely exciting!

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