SpaceX founder Elon Musk showed real photos of the new spaceship Starship on the pad.
Musk published a picture on his Twitter page.
“Only a complete test of the rocket on the launch pad SpaceX in Texas. This is a real photo, not a rendering, ” he wrote.
“This is for suborbital tests of VTOL (vertical takeoff and landing). The orbital version above, has a thick skin (without wrinkles) and the smoothly curved section of the nose,” added Musk.
The first test launch is expected in the next few weeks.
SpaceX is developing a Starship and a giant Super Heavy rocket to deliver humans to the moon and back, to Mars and to other destinations throughout the Solar system.
Previously in SpaceX completed the collection of the spacecraft Crew Dragon. It is created in the US by ordering NASA to abandon the services of Russia for transporting astronauts to the International space station.