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SpaceX Starship lands upright, then explodes in latest test

Times of India | 04/03/2021 08:47 AM | Click to read full article

An unmanned SpaceX rocket exploded on the ground Wednesday after carrying out what had seemed to be a successful flight and landing. It was the third straight flub involving the prototype of the Starship rocket, which SpaceX hopes one day to send to Mars. The last two test flights ended in crashes.

SpaceX founder Elon Musk has been developing the next-generation Starship rocket for the purpose of going to Mars.