Starship test flight rocket ideal achieved assembly at the @SpaceX Texas start area. Right here is an accurate image, now not a rendering. pic.twitter.com/k1HkueoXaz
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) January 11, 2019
Because it is doubtless you’ll be ready to eye, the categorical spacecraft has plenty extra texture than the gentle computer render the SpaceX chief teased a few days in the past. That is because right here is the suborbital model designed for vertical need-off and landing checks — Musk mentioned the orbital model can be taller and have thicker skins that will now not wrinkle. It would seemingly need a whereas sooner than we eye that bigger, smoother Starship, though. For now, we will lend a hand an eye out for the suborbital model’s first test flight, which can also need impart in as quickly as one to 2 months.