In the annals of history, “SN8” may be a moniker many space fans look back fondly on.
Next week, Elon Musk says his SpaceX company will attempt to fly its prototype Starship rocket – designed to one day take people to Mars – to its highest altitude yet.
Dubbed SN8, or serial number 8, this will also be the first flight of a Starship prototype with the nose cone attached on top, giving it a more finished look.
The launch will take place from Boca Chica in Texas, the location for SpaceX’s development and testing of its Starship vehicle.
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