SpaceX's third Starship test flight from Texas set for Thursday

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Space fans are preparing for the excitement of yet another SpaceX Starship Super Heavy test flight from south Texas.

SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk said teams are preparing for the third test flight of the company's 400-foot-tall reusable spaceship, Starship and the Super Heavy booster. Starship is scheduled to launch Thursday from the company's launch site in Boca Chica, Texas, if the company receives approval from the Federal Aviation Administration .

"Residents of Cameron County and those in the nearby area may hear a loud noise resulting from the rocket’s 33 Raptor engines firing upon ignition and as the vehicle launches toward space, but what people experience will depend on weather and other conditions," a SpaceX news release warned.

 

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