Elon Must just unveiled SpaceX's next step toward 'Moon bases and Mars cities'

Popular Science | 9/30/2019 | Staff
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The Starship "Mark 1" prototype stands 164 feet tall, measures 30 feet across, and looks like what a kid might sketch if you asked them to draw a spaceship. Although original designs from 2016 (back when the vehicle was called the "Interplanetary Transport System") called for carbon fiber construction, on Saturday Musk touted the switch to steel for the old-school material's strength in both the icy depths of space and the inferno of reentry into...
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