[Global Times Comprehensive Report] According to Florida Today, a fire broke out at the Starship research and development facility of SpaceX in Florida on the morning of the 8th local time, causing damage to equipment but no casualties. Workers suspect that the fire may have been caused by electrical equipment failure.
Although fire damage is not reported at present, the fire has aroused intense concern from the outside world for the Starship project. Reported that SpaceXs Starship carrying capacity of more than 100 tons, can carry 100 people to Mars at the same time. After all the tests have been completed, Starship is expected to be put into operation in 2020. According to US media, the application scenario of Starship will not only be limited to space exploration, in addition to completing manned missions such as landing on the moon and Mars, it will also be able to achieve ultra-fast interstellar travel.
Source: Global Times - Global Network Responsible Editor: Ding Xunwei_NBJS8671