SpaceX loses another Mars rocket prototype after Tuesday’s second attempt ended in another fiery crash.
The test flight in south Texas reached as high as six miles, but the craft exploded upon landing. A similar failure happened in December.
New high-speed footage! Starship SN9's flight ends with a fiery explosion… and a methane-fueled fire tornado 🔥🌪️ What a test!
Watch the full 4k clip: https://t.co/CnTFTKYzRL
Team shout @Erdayastronaut @SpacePadreIsle #Starship #SN9 pic.twitter.com/ZbRbq525Ye
— Cosmic Perspective (@considercosmos) February 3, 2021
No one was injured in the explosion.