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SpaceX's launch of Starship could remake space exploration

By Christian Davenport

17 Apr 2023 · 6 min read

Editor's Note

SpaceX's Starship is capable of carrying a vast amount of equipment into space. So if it's successful, it will serve not only as a vehicle for exploration, but for science as well. The Post reports.

NASA Administrator Bill Nelson loves to boast about the space agency's beast of a moon rocket. The Space Launch System is a towering 322 feet, taller than the Statue of Liberty, and, as Nelson likes to point out, "the most powerful rocket in the world."

For now, at least.

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