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Elon Musk's company has assembled the tallest rocket in history


MOSCOW, August 7 – RIA Novosti . US aerospace company SpaceX has completed the assembly of the Starship two-stage reusable launch vehicle at a launch site in Texas, according to Nasaspaceflight. The system includes Booster 4 (a prototype of the Super Heavy stage) and SN20 (a prototype of the Starship itself). The total height of the complex is 120 meters, which is 20 meters more than the Soviet H-1 super-heavy launch vehicle. Together with the launch pad, the system rises to 145 meters. For comparison: the height of the Cheops pyramid in Giza reaches 136 meters. Published a video of the first successful landing of the Starship prototype The final version of the rocket will be tested during an orbital flight over the Gulf of Mexico. While its date is not known: in addition to mandatory tests, permission from the US Federal Aviation Administration will be required. As a result, Starship will be used in the Artemis mission, the goal of which is to return astronauts to the moon in 2024. Elon Musk said that Starship is capable of returning Hubble to Earth

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