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Space X Starship 9 Explodes During Test Flight

Starship 9

Space X Flight Test on February 2, 2021 at Boca Chica, Texas

Spaceship Starship 9 of the Space X company exploded today during a test flight at the company’s space port in Boca Chica, Texas near the border with Mexico.

The Space X team was carrying out a test climb to 10 km and testing telemetry during the spaceship’s flight.

Moments before the landing, one of the engines did not fire and the controlled fall failed to stop Satrship 9 from crashing at the landind platform.

Video of the test flight and explosion

Today’s test flight is another in a series of tests Space X has been conducting in the last months.

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