SpaceX is currently working on new legs, The Starship rocket is still not ready for their 1st Moon launch

SpaceX gets ready for its upcoming Moon launch! Prepares Boca Chica landing gear for new Starship for lunar landing

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Elon Musk explains that the atmospheric Starship variant will one day make it back to Earth while landing successfully.

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk is currently working on many design issues of the all-new Starship rocket. The recent success of the historic “Launch America event is a reason for the company’s increase in confidence. Space missions will soon see many more entries from private organizations. This is another reason why Elon Musk wants to send the first private spacecraft to the moon.

The Starship rocket recently met with an accident just before the launch of Falcon-9 with the Crew Dragon capsule. While being prepared for a test launch in the lower orbit, the spacecraft exploded into a ball of fire. At the time of the explosion, the main cause was different. The fire was probably due to some malfunction of the ignition chamber. But this accident led them to realize a problem with the landing mechanism.

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SpaceX Starship: New landing mechanism for Moon Mission

Elon Musk explains that the atmospheric Starship variant meant to one day make it back to Earth. Or perhaps land on other planets with an atmosphere such as Mars which will have “forward thrusters” to stabilize ship when landing in high winds.

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But the Lunar Starship will be different. If the goal is to maximize payload to moon per ship, no heatshield or flaps or big gas thruster packs are needed. Starship, in its final configuration, will have the ability to launch 100 tons of cargo into space. In a different configuration, it can launch 100 passengers at one time.

Overall, the spacecraft will soon become the perfect rendition for Moon missions. Upgrade of the lunar landers will help in many future missions. Let us know what you have to say in the comments section below! Also, do not forget to join us on our Telegram Channel for more such latest updates and discussions.

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