(ORDO NEWS) — SpaceX is gearing up for the first-ever orbital test flight of the Starship, the vehicle the company is building to carry cargo and people to the Moon, Mars and other distant places. And this landmark attempt is just around the corner.
Asked by a Twitter follower about the date for the Starship test flight, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk replied: “Maybe even late next month, but November seems very likely. By then we will have two boosters and spacecraft ready for orbital flight.”
The Starship consists of a first stage booster called the Super Heavy and a 50m high spacecraft known as the Starship.
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