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SpaceX's Starship, world's biggest rocket, explodes minutes after launch
Hindustan Times | 20/04/2023 09:26 PM | Click to read full article
Starship, the most powerful rocket ever built, exploded during its first flight but Elon Musk congratulated his SpaceX team on an "exciting" test of the spacecraft designed to send astronauts to the Moon, Mars and beyond. The Starship spacecraft that will eventually carry crew and cargo had been scheduled to separate from the first-stage rocket booster three minutes into the flight, but separation failed to occur and the rocket blew up in a ball of fire over the Gulf of Mexico.