Explained: What is SpaceX’s Starship?

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News: SpaceX has successfully completed a flight test of the future rocket Starship which the company hopes to send to Mars.

Facts:

  • Starship: Starship has been designed by SpaceX.It is a spacecraft and super-heavy booster rocket meant to act as a reusable transportation system for crew and cargo to the Earth’s orbit, Moon and Mars.
  • Benefits: Starship can deliver satellites at lower marginal costs than SpaceX’s Falcon vehicles and can also make interplanetary travel accessible and affordable.