SpaceX's Starship SN9 prototype launches to 10 km, crashes during landing

Oct 21, 2019
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SN9 successful ascent to 10km, transition to horizontal descent, but crashed and exploded again on landing. :( Oh well, let's hope for 3rd time lucky with SN10 and that they manage to stick the landing next time!

P.S the article says "The stainless-steel SN9 lifted off at 3:25 p.m. EST (1825 GMT; 2:25 p.m. local Texas time)." EST is 5 hours behind GMT, so that should have said 20:25GMT.
 
Feb 2, 2021
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I wonder, is it really has to be a rocket shape? It looks like it is very hard to switch it form its horizontal position. For example a piarmid with four raptor's. Or a... saucer. Even at a cost of starting speed (within earth atmosphere).
 

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our poor oceans,,and wildlife around ,,,,,and yes soon all landings will be in the desert,,,,
 
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