Elon Musk

The head of SpaceX shared his photos with the Assembly of the third prototype Starship.

Elon Musk has published in his Twitter account photos showing the Assembly of the third prototype Starship missiles. The device, called SN3, now gather at the plant in Boca Chica, Texas, writes “Popular mechanics”.


— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) March 26, 2020

About a month ago it was reported that the first prototype of this series — SN1 — exploded during the tests. However, it is, apparently, not forced SpaceX to suspend the tests and the giant tank of the second prototype, SN2, two weeks later was successfully tested.

Under the Mask test model Starship submitted all three prototypes should fly to a height of about 20 kilometers and return to Earth.

Starship is a new system of the company SpaceX, which should include the spaceship (it is called the Starship) and rocket booster (Super Heavy) and which are expected to be able to fly to the moon and to Mars.