SpaceX's Starship First High-Altitude Flight

December 10, 2020 - Watch the SpaceX’s prototype Starship SN8 take off over Boca Chica Beach in South Texas on December 9. The 165-foot craft crashed on landing but generated enough data to be considered a resounding success.

Published 27 May 2021, 12:03 BST
SpaceX's Starship First High-Altitude Flight
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