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'Mars is looking real': SpaceX's Starship prototype SN5 aces key 'hop' towards interplanetary travel
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'Mars is looking real': SpaceX's Starship prototype SN5 aces key 'hop' towards interplanetary travel

The stainless-steel craft lifted itself into the air, and travelled sideways in a brief, uncrewed flight before sticking its landing as planned.

SpaceX Starship SN4 ticks off multiple boxes en route to its first 'hop' slated for later in May
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SpaceX Starship SN4 ticks off multiple boxes en route to its first 'hop' slated for later in May

SpaceX intends for the Starship to make an uncrewed test flight to an altitude of roughly 500 ft, or 150 meters, soon.

SpaceX to test encrypted internet services from Starlink satellites in US military planes
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SpaceX to test encrypted internet services from Starlink satellites in US military planes

The US Space Command chief visited SpaceX’s Starlink factory in Washington but didn't elaborate on the Pentagon’s plans.

SpaceX unveils new design for prototype Mars spacecraft Starship with missions expected in months
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SpaceX unveils new design for prototype Mars spacecraft Starship with missions expected in months

The latest iteration of the Starship Mars spacecraft was revealed to a crowd of space enthusiasts and reporters at SpaceX's Boca Chica facility.

Elon Musk unveils SpaceX's Starhopper prototype designed to get humans to Mars and back
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Elon Musk unveils SpaceX's Starhopper prototype designed to get humans to Mars and back

Starship is expected to take off for the first time in about one or two months.

SpaceX's future Mars vessel Starhopper completes first Raptor engine flight test
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SpaceX's future Mars vessel Starhopper completes first Raptor engine flight test

The Mars rocket completed a seemingly-successful low-altitude test of its next-generation Raptor engine.

Elon Musk still wants to drop nuclear bombs on Mars; releases ‘Nuke Mars’ t-shirt
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Elon Musk still wants to drop nuclear bombs on Mars; releases ‘Nuke Mars’ t-shirt

Back in 2015, Elon Musk had suggested a fast way of making Mars habitable was to drop nukes on its poles

Building a city on Mars could cost an eighth of the global economy: SpaceX CEO Elon Musk
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Building a city on Mars could cost an eighth of the global economy: SpaceX CEO Elon Musk

If followed through, Musk's dream of a permanent Mars settlement could be the most expensive construction project ever undertaken.

SpaceX ‘Starhopper’ completes its historic first 'hop' tied down to the launchpad
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SpaceX ‘Starhopper’ completes its historic first 'hop' tied down to the launchpad

The Starhopper moved one hop closer to its futuristic, intergalactic potential by passing this test.

SpaceX Starship could be launched on its first 'Test Hop' this week, Musk says
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SpaceX Starship could be launched on its first 'Test Hop' this week, Musk says

For now, the hopper is still in its first phase of testing, with orbital tests still months away.

SpaceX Starship a tougher project than any of our Mars missions: NASA engineer
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SpaceX Starship a tougher project than any of our Mars missions: NASA engineer

Musk has only shared Starship's design & features in bits & pieces, still to unveil the rocket in full detail.

SpaceX's Starship will 'bleed water' from small holes on the outside, says Musk
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SpaceX's Starship will 'bleed water' from small holes on the outside, says Musk

The heat shield doubles as added strength...something that hasn't been done before: Musk.

Mars Ahoy! Elon Musk flaunts steely-looking prototype of Starship Mars Hopper
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Mars Ahoy! Elon Musk flaunts steely-looking prototype of Starship Mars Hopper

The first test flights of the Starship prototype — suborbital "hops" — could come as early as March or April.

SpaceX Starship's drool-worthy design for Mars hopper revealed by CEO Elon Musk
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SpaceX Starship's drool-worthy design for Mars hopper revealed by CEO Elon Musk

The shape & build of the future Mars hopper bears resemblance to a rocket from a 1950s Tintin comic.