SpaceX prototype SN10 of its Starship rocket exploded after a successful take off and landing. The rocket spent 30 seconds in the air before landing. The rocket stood for 10 minutes before it burst into pieces.
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This week, early risers in Alberta and Saskatchewan most likely caught a bright shiny ball of light across the sky heading down to earth. University of Alberta professor, Dr. Chris Herd, said it was likely a meteor.
The mission’s objective is to find liquid water and ice on the Red Planet
Hope, the unmanned probe, travelled 300 million miles to reach Mars’ orbit. The two-year mission comes with a $200 million price tag.
On this day over a hundred years ago, the Great Meteor Procession of 1913 took place, wherein hundreds of bright meteors rained across the sky in North America.
The company launched 60 more Starlink Internet satellites to orbit on February 4
This is the second explosion of a SpaceX rocket in just two months
NASA’s astronomers believe these rocky planets could support water and even life
According to NASA, on December 21, the two planets will be only 0.1 degrees apart, the closest they will be in 400 years.