SpaceX successfully launched two rockets back to back from Florida's space coast Thursday night.
SpaceX's 400-foot-tall launch system known as Starship launched from Texas on Saturday, reaching the edge of space.
The Starship and Super Heavy booster launch window in Texas opens at 7 a.m. CT. If the launch goes as planned Starship will land in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Hawaii.
The launch on Dec. 7 will mark the first time the Boeing X-37B spaceplane hitches a ride to orbit with SpaceX. The record-breaking spaceplane will fly unclassified and classified experiments.
SpaceX’s giant new rocket blasted off on its first test flight Thursday but failed minutes after rising from the launch pad.
SpaceX had planned to launch the nearly 400-foot Starship rocket from the southern tip of Texas but postponed the launch because of a problem with the first-stage booster.
The space company said the nearly 400-foot-tall Starship spacecraft and Super Heavy rocket will be the most powerful rocket ever launched.
The countdown was halted with just two minutes remaining until liftoff from Kennedy Space Center.
The so-called ‘space jellyfish’ effect often happens during sunrise and sunset launches, but this time, the Falcon Heavy side boosters added to the display, producing a dramatic scene visible from as far away as North Carolina.
Almost 6,000 pounds of cargo and experiments are en route to the space station after a bright Thursday evening launch from Kennedy Space Center.
Elon Musk’s spacecraft engineering company SpaceX has reportedly fired several employees after they filed a letter of complaint criticizing the outspoken chief executive over his perceived inappropriate behavior.
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk in February said the Starship could launch from Texas for less than $10 million per flight within two or three years.
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk denied the sexual assault claim and called the story a "politically motivated hit piece."