SpaceX Starship prototype SN4 has exploded after a static fire.
SpaceX is building these prototypes at a rate of two every month. Each destroyed prototype only causes a two week delay.
SpaceX expects to need 20 prototypes before they have a commercial vehicle finalized. Hopefully SN5 will finally have the first hop and SN6 or SN7 will fly to 20 kilometers.
SOURCES – LabPadre, SpaceXCentric
Written by Brian Wang, Nextbigfuture.com
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