S SpaceX wants to show the planet the power of its Starship spacecraft and its Super Heavy rocket. It will be this duo that will pave the way for many space missions towards the Moon and Mars. After a failed test, good news has now emerged. SpaceX already has a date for the second test flight of its Starship and Super Heavy vehicles.
Starship's first test flight was not as successful as many expected. Elon Musk's spacecraft will explode shortly after launch, and SpaceX has hailed it as a success and a unique form of learning for the company.
Six months after this first test, SpaceX wants to repeat the previous moment and make it a success story. To this end, he is already preparing for his second trip and has now finally revealed the date that has been planned for this unique moment.
The date given by SpaceX is coming very soon. November 17 will be the day Elon Musk's company carries out the test maneuvers scheduled for this unique moment in human history and for many of us.
Even with this resolute will, SpaceX still appears limited and dependent on approval for its flight. It was Elon Musk himself who revealed this position in his response to SpaceX's post, without providing any additional information.
The second test flight will likely follow the first flight plan. If confirmed, SpaceX will launch the Starship vehicle towards the landing site on the coast of Hawaii to test return and landing techniques, while the Super Heavy rocket lands in the Gulf of Mexico.
If all goes as planned, and it receives permission from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), next Friday, at 8 a.m. (local time) the spacecraft will lift off for the second time, powered by its super-heavy rocket. In a few minutes we will know whether this was a success or a failure, which will determine SpaceX's future developments.
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