Elon Musk video lets us peep inside SpaceX Starship

CNET | 10/1/2019 | Amanda Kooser
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SpaceX shared this image of the Starship prototype in late September 2019.

Welcome to the Starship orbital prototype. SpaceX founder Elon Musk will be your personal tour guide today. You'll be getting a nice glimpse inside the big new spacecraft that encapsulates Musk's ambitions to get people to Mars someday.

Starship - Cargo - Bay - Musk - Tuesday

"Inside Starship cargo bay," Musk tweeted Tuesday, to accompany a video of the Starship. "Header tanks mounted in tip of nosecone to offset engine weight at rear."

Musk addressed the purpose of those spherical tanks in a Reddit Q&A in 2016, saying they contain the landing propellant and that they're separated for greater insulation.

Point - Ship - Exterior - Saturday - Musk

Up to this point, we've been mostly staring at the ship's shiny exterior. Then on Saturday, Musk hyped up the stainless-steel spacecraft at SpaceX's Boca Chica, Texas, facility, saying this latest version of...
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