Starship spacecraft explodes – level 1

22-11-2023 07:00

SpaceX has a big rocket called Starship. One day, this rocket will travel to the moon and other planets.

Last week, Starship takes off from Texas. SpaceX plans a flight that will last 90 minutes. After that, the rocket will land in Hawaii. But things go wrong. The rocket flies for only 2.5 minutes. Then it explodes. SpaceX loses signal with it. This is the second test. Another rocket explodes in April.

SpaceX believes that these tests help make Starship better. The company has a 4-billion deal with NASA for moon missions. The company also plans to send people to Mars one day.

Difficult words: flight (the time when something flies), signal (a message which people use to communicate with each other).

You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.

What are the next steps SpaceX needs to take to make sure Starship is ready for moon missions?


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