/SpaceX Launches Second Starship flight test
SpaceX Launches Second Starship flight test

SpaceX Launches Second Starship flight test

SpaceX Launches Second Starship flight test – monitors lose contact

SpaceX Launches Second Starship flight test

The SaceX launched its massive Starship rocket but loses contact after eight minutes of flight.

Top part of the rocket successfully separated from the booster which then blew up. Contact was then lost with the main rocket.

Elon Musk’s company still hailed it as a success and the rocket flew further than the failed first attempt in April.

This time the rocket reached space for the first time while in April the vehicle lost control and exploded four minutes after lift-off.

The mission plan was broadly the same as before: to send the top part of the two-stage vehicle – the Ship – nearly one full revolution of the Earth.

Owner Elon Musk congratulated his team following today’s Starship rocket launch.

The flight  featured the newly added hot staging ring, allowing the Ship to separate from the Booster while the Booster engines are still firing. The stack featured multiple upgrades compared to the first flight, including 63 upgrades SpaceX submitted to the FAA to mitigate issues from the first flight.

Booster 9 will attempt a soft splashdown in the Gulf of Mexico, while Ship 25 attempts to fly around the earth before performing a reentry and hard splashdown in the Hawaiian area.  It did not happen

Connect

Subscribe to ynuk.tv daily news feed and be notified and the first to know when new videos or live streams have been posted.

Experience watching videos on the go.  If you have a signal you have YourNewsUKtv.  Just key in ynuk.tv on your smart phone or tablet and you’re in.

Hope you enjoy your visit.  Let us have your reaction. Drop by our comment box and leave your views on our videos and channel. We’re here 24/7 and enjoy chatting.

https://www.facebook.com/YNUKtv
https://twitter.com/YourNewsUKtv
https://www.instagram.com/yournewsuktv
https://www.youtube.com/@ynuktv

Founder YourNewsUktv a community news web channel offering a fresh concept in news broadcasting. Stems from having been in National and International TV news journalism in the UK, Cuba, Moscow and Doha. Developed production and reporting skills, as well as programme editing for 24hour news outlets