The prototype fell apart in parts during the trials. It's about third failed tests of a Starship prototype. In February, there was a similar incident with the prototype SN1, and in November - with the prototype Mk1, BTA reported.
American entrepreneur Elon Musk has repeatedly stressed that in 2002 he founded Space Axe with the aim of helping humanity in colonizing Mars. That's why the Starship is being developed.
NASA plans for the first manned flights to the Red Planet to begin in the mid-1930s of this century.
A prototype of the Starship spacecraft detonated at Tests (video)
The prototype of US company Space Axe's Starship spacecraft, developed for flights to Mars, blew up in trials at the polygon in the Boca Chica area, Texas, TASS reported.tags: