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SpaceX's Latest Starship Rocket Exploded Tuesday Morning & Elon Musk Had Jokes

The previous prototype successfully landed. 🚀
SpaceX's Latest Starship Rocket Exploded Tuesday Morning & Elon Musk Had Jokes

SpaceX performed a test of their latest Starship rocket prototype, dubbed SN11, Tuesday morning, but it seems things didn't go quite as planned.

As SN11 approached the landing pad, the company's live stream camera suddenly froze due to the fact that the rocket had exploded, and SpaceX founder Elon Musk decided to crack a quick joke on Twitter.

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The cause for the explosion is currently unknown as the company continues to investigate, but Musk says "it looks like engine 2 had issues on ascent & didn’t reach operating chamber pressure during landing burn, but, in theory, it wasn’t needed."

The failed rocket comes just weeks after the previous Starship prototype, SN10, successfully touched down on the landing pad after completing a "flip maneuver," but it eventually exploded as well. 

Musk said the next prototype, SN15, will be rolling to the launch pad in just a few days and has "hundreds of design improvements across structures, avionics/software & engine."

Elon Musk Says You Can Now Buy A Tesla With Bitcoin In The US

The value of a single bitcoin rose to over $56,000. 🚗

Elon Musk took to Twitter early Wednesday morning to announce that Telsa will now be accepting the cryptocurrency known as Bitcoin as payment.

Those in the United States looking to purchase a Tesla will now see the Bitcoin option when they go to check out on the company's official website, while the opportunity will be available in other countries later this year.

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Now he is looking to officially incorporate the small town of Boca Chica Village, where SpaceX is currently test-launching rockets, and give it a more fitting name.

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NASA's New Mars Rover Contains Multiple Hidden Messages

The public was able to decode them. 🚀

NASA's new Mars rover, dubbed Perseverance, continues to shock the world as it explores Earth's cosmic neighbor.*

But it turns out the team that designed and built the rover decided to hide some clever messages on it, and they left it up to the public to figure out what and where they were.

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NASA Just Released Incredible New Footage Of The Mars Rover's Daring Landing

There is even a full 360-degree view of the landing sight. 🤯🌌

NASA's new Perseverance Mars rover continues to send back jaw-dropping images of its new home, but this time it sent back an incredible video and even some audio.

During a live stream event, NASA debuted the footage of the rover's daring descent and landing, dubbed the "Seven Minutes of Terror," and it's unlike anything you have ever seen.

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