Elon Musk’s SpaceX Starship makes first successful landing on its fifth attempt

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  • The Telegraph published this video item, entitled “Elon Musk’s SpaceX Starship makes first successful landing on its fifth attempt” – below is their description.

    SpaceX managed to land its prototype Starship rocket at its Texas base without blowing it up on Wednesday, the first time it has succeeded in doing so in five attempts.

    The test flight represents a major win for the hard-charging company, which eventually wants to carry crew inside Starship for missions to Mars.

    “Starship landing nominal!” tweeted founder Elon Musk triumphantly, after the last four tries ended in big explosions.

    “Nominal” means normal in the context of spaceflight.

    Read more: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2021/05/06/spacex-lands-mars-rocket-fifth-attempt/

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    Elon Reeve Musk FRS is a business magnate, industrial designer, engineer, and philanthropist. He is the founder, CEO, CTO and chief designer of SpaceX; early investor, CEO and product architect of Tesla, Inc.; founder of The Boring Company; co-founder of Neuralink; and co-founder and initial co-chairman of OpenAI.

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