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Starship Lost During Second Test

SpaceX says it likely self-destructed

On Staurday, SpaceX attempted a second launch of its fully assembled Starship rocket and spacecraft from its facility in South Texas.

The first test flight in April ended with the rocket tumbling and exploding when an onboard detonation system destroyed the vehicle as it veered off course.

Since then, SpaceX and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) have been investigating the mishap. The FAA has cleared the company for a second flight after it made upgrades to the rocket and the launchpad and resolved concerns with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service over the environmental impacts of the first launch.

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