WCD Times – Elon Musk tweeted what he hopes to be final look or Starship test vehicle. we should start hopper flights as early as April of this year. The starship is all metallic windowless craft that will test wrapped engines to their maximum. As test craft is ordered to do number of flight maneuvers in coming months
The craft not more than half the heart of the actual full scale space extortion, Which will be built towards the end of this month 2019, is powered by three powerful wrapped engines. Each producing over 200 tons of lift or combined lift of around 605 tons. When completed, the SpaceX Starship will be the largest spacecraft ever built.
Starship test vehicle under assembly will look similar to this illustration when finished. Operational Starships would obv have windows, etc. pic.twitter.com/D8AJ01mjyR— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) January 5, 2019
a Major accomplishment on its own but, the facts basics will use starship to land on Mars, the moon and believe a large payload to low Earth orbit. Among many other missions proposed by SpaceX, SpaceX plans to build a fleet of starships also known as BFR before a
I must admit when I first saw the craft I had my doubts it is airworthy, the contraption seen like something out of Tintin. The turn but Elon Musk has every confidence it will fly. SpaceX did apply for FCC license to operate radio equipment and altitude for tests. That lasts between one and five minutes and outages between 500 and 5,000 meters, which looks like the test rig are the real deal that being said.
Falcon 9 on launch pad with Crew Dragon & new astronaut walkway pic.twitter.com/aopO67qe4F— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) January 6, 2019
I do wonder why did he go with the stainless steel, I mean the thing will never go beyond 5,000 meters so