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Watch: First look of SpaceX’s shiny Starship

by LLB Reporter
11th Jan 19 10:29 am

Elon Musk just gave us a peek into the first test version of SpaceX’s Starship. The shiny spaceflight has just finished being assembled at SpaceX’s launch site in Texas.

Sharing more details about the starship, Musk added:”This is for suborbital VTOL tests. Orbital version is taller, has thicker skins (won’t wrinkle) & a smoothly curving nose section.” VTOL stands for “vertical take-off and landing.”

The body diameter of Starship is about 30 feet (9 meters), he added.

Twitter user Evelyn Janeidy Arevalo managed to get up close to the hopper prototype and posted:

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