SpaceX’s founder and CEO, Elon Musk, has never hidden his desire to launch rockets to Mars, and he is currently testing Starship prototypes precisely for missions to the ‘Red Planet’. However, it seems that Musk is not satisfied with the lack of ambition of European
The latest altitude test on a Starship rocket prototype was an authentic ‘roller coaster’ of emotions. After rising almost 10km, the SN10 performed a series of aerial maneuvers and managed to land successfully, a feat given that the previous prototypes exploded in the landing process.
Rocket Lab, a developer of launch vehicles and smallsats, will merge with a special-purpose acquisition company (SPAC) to support development of a larger launch vehicle, part of the latest wave of deals to take space companies public. The SPAC deal values Rocket Lab at $4.1