SpaceX set to fly its Starship rocket prototype nearly 500 feet into the air next week


SpaceX set to fly its Starship rocket prototype nearly 500 feet into the air next week- but some say it is ‘too soon’

  • A road closure filing reveals SpaceX is set to test fly its Starship prototype
  • The filing states the area around its Texas site will be closed July 13-15
  • This will be the first ‘hop’ for the rocket which is set to be 492 feet into the air
  • However, all of the four previous prototypes have exploded during ground tests 

By STACY LIBERATORE FOR DAILYMAIL.COM

PUBLISHED: 18:19 EDT, 10 July 2020 | UPDATED: 18:53 EDT, 10 July 2020

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