"This thing is gonna take off, fly to 65,000 feet, about 20 kilometers, and come back and land in about 1-2 months", Musk said as aired by the SpaceX.
Rage, rage against the dying of the light pic.twitter.com/aGRw4VowAQ— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) September 28, 2019
In late August, the SpaceX successfully launched a Starship Hopper prototype, which managed to reach the altitude of 150 meters and carry out a vertical landing.
Starship will be the most powerful rocket in history, capable of carrying humans to the Moon, Mars, and beyond pic.twitter.com/LloN8AQdei— SpaceX (@SpaceX) September 29, 2019
The reusable second stage space vehicle Starship is designed for flights to Mars as part of the SpaceX Big Falcon Rocket.
The famous technology entrepreneur intends to launch an unmanned mission to Mars in 2022 and a crewed flight in 2024.
Starship will provide affordable delivery of significant quantities of cargo and people, essential for building Moon bases and Mars cities pic.twitter.com/0BImZP1qmM— SpaceX (@SpaceX) September 29, 2019
"Starship will allow us to inhabit other worlds", Musk said.
Ultimately, Starship will carry as many as 100 people on long-duration, interplanetary flights pic.twitter.com/mDujtYeLwV— SpaceX (@SpaceX) September 29, 2019