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SpaceX's Starship prototype exploded upon landing

The Starship rocket is a key part of SpaceX founder Elon Musk's quest to realize Earth's first reusable rocket system. However, the company must first figure out how to land the rocket back on Earth in one piece, then quickly recycle it for its next launch.

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SpaceX's Starship prototype exploded upon landing
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    SpaceX's new Starship rocket prototype soared 6 miles above Texas, but exploded during a landing attempt

    SpaceX's new Starship rocket prototype soared 6 miles above Texas, but exploded during a landing attempt

    This is the second time the aerospace company has launched such an ambitious Starship flight and seen the vehicle destroyed upon landing.

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