SpaceX and Tesla CEO, Elon Musk.
- Elon Musk stated SpaceX’s offshore launch platform referred to as Deimos is underneath building.
- In a tweet Sunday, he stated the platform might be prepared for launch operations subsequent yr.
- The platform is ready for use for the SpaceX Starship rockets.
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Elon Musk stated that SpaceX’s ocean spaceport, referred to as Deimos, is underneath building and will start launch operations subsequent yr.
The platform is meant for use as a launch and touchdown platform for the SpaceX Starship, a spacecraft that Musk intends to ship to Mars. SpaceX bought two oil rigs off the coast of Texas earlier this yr to function “floating” launchpads for the Starship. The platforms have been named Deimos and Phobos, after Mars’ moons.
The newest prototype of the Starship made a secure ascent and touchdown earlier this month. The reusable car might be a “game-changer for house journey,” the BBC reported.