SpaceX Starship destroyed during cryo test but the next ship is already on the way
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SpaceX Starship destroyed during cryo test but the next ship is already on the way

SpaceX’s third full-scale Starship prototype has followed a little too closely in the footsteps of its predecessors, suffering a catastrophic failure during its first cryogenic test. On April 2nd, SpaceX successfully put Starship SN3 through an ambient temperature pressure, allowing the ship to take its first breaths and ensuring that no leaks were present in…

NASA adorns SpaceX rocket with famous ‘worm’ to celebrate imminent US astronaut launch
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NASA adorns SpaceX rocket with famous ‘worm’ to celebrate imminent US astronaut launch

The worm is back. That is, according to NASA’s administrator, Jim Bridenstine. The agency officially tweeted a photo on Thursday, April 2, showing a SpaceX Falcon 9 booster that will be used in the upcoming Demo-2 mission for Elon Musk’s private space company. Adorning the booster’s side was NASA’s worm logo. Bridenstine said that the…