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SpaceX Tests Heat Shield Tiles That Will Stop Its Starship From Burning Up

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18.03.2019

Elon Musk is determined to get to Mars and return home, but in order for a spacecraft to re-enter Earth's atmosphere, it needs to be able to withstand the heat. Yesterday, SpaceX tested the heat shield tiles that allow the company's Starship interplanetary spacecraft to do just that.

Testing Starship heatshield hex tiles........

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