Elon Musk’s company SpaceX is preparing for the launch test of its new rocket ‘Starship’. It is said to be one of the world’s heaviest and expensive rockets. According to reports, the ‘Starship’ vehicle worth about $3 billion, or Rs 245 billion, may take off on April 10 from SpaceX’s site in Boca Chica, Texas. If it is really so, then only 5 days are left for the launch test of ‘Starship’. It is believed that one day man will travel to Mars only through Starship rocket.
Daily Mail quoted the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) wrote is that on Monday, April 10, in Boca Chica, Texas spacex The Starship rocket will take off from the site of Although Elon Musk’s company has not yet received the launch license for this. License can be given by Monday. Elon Musk has already said that there is a 50 percent chance of the Starship exploding during launch. He said the launch ‘won’t be boring’.
If SpaceX is successful in its launch, then with the help of this rocket in the future, humans and essential equipment can be taken to the Moon and Mars. If this happens, human beings will not be limited to the earth only and will become a multiplanetary species. According to the FAA, the primary projected date for Starship’s orbital launch is April 10, with backup dates of April 11 and 12.
Information related to the launch on Monday has been revealed by quoting Reuters. The person who shared the information asked not to be named. Elon Musk had said in the past that the launch would take place in the third week of April, but recent reports are claiming that the Starship rocket may take off before then. It has been said in media reports that SpaceX has not said anything on this.
Starship is a reusable rocket
As per reports, Starship is a reusable rocket. It mainly consists of two parts. The first is the Passenger Carry Section, which is where the passengers will stay, while the second is the Super Heavy Rocket Booster. Including the starship and booster, its length is 394 feet (120 m). While the weight is 50 lakh kg. According to information, the Starship rocket is capable of generating 16 million pounds (70 meganewtons) of thrust. This is almost twice as high as NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) rocket.
How will the rocket be tested
SpaceX has been testing the prototype of ‘Starship’ for a long time. The Starship rocket is yet to have a full orbital test flight. Elon Musk and SpaceX were aiming to do it by 2022, which has been delayed. If the test flight is launched on 10th April, then it will be something like this.
The ‘Super Heavy Booster’ will separate from the Starship shortly after launch. It will land on a base built in the sea 20 miles from the launch site. At the same time, the flight of the Starship rocket will continue. The approximately 90-minute spaceflight will land in the Pacific Ocean about 60 miles northwest of Kauai in the Hawaiian Islands. If the launch is successful, Starship will not be the only rocket. The company is working on a plan to make many such rockets.