SpaceX Rocket, Biggest Ever, Explodes 4 Minutes Into Flight, Big Musk Defeat

  • Elon Musk’s SpaceX Starship rocket exploded four minutes into its first successful test flight on Thursday.
  • The rocket was the largest ever built.
  • The massive rocket successfully launched at 8:33 am Central Time (1333 GMT from Starbase, the exclusive SpaceX spaceport in Boca Chica, Texas.

    The Starship capsule was supposed to separate from the first-stage rocket booster four minutes into the mission, but the separation failed, and the rocket blew up.