Elon Musk’s SpaceX could send Starship on its first orbital flight this year

SpaceX is targeting early December to launch its giant Starship rocket system into orbit for the first time.

Elon Musk’s SpaceX has sought for years to send its towering next-generation rocket system into orbit from the company’s private launch facilities in Texas, where it has only launched prototypes of Starship’s upper half some 6 miles high.

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