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Elon Musk’s SpaceX is making ready a fourth launch of its Starship rocket, which it’s hoped will quickly return mankind to the Moon and Mars.

The earlier three checks all ended with the destruction of the 400ft tall launcher, however every made incremental progress and gathered recent information.

The mission is about to blast off from Starbase in Texas at 7am native time – or 1pm UK time – barring any final minute delays.

The earlier Starship mission in March noticed Mr Musk’s rocket attain orbit and sail across the planet, though it disintegrated because it re-entered Earth’s ambiance.

Engineers on the rocket firm are hoping at the moment’s mission can exhibit among the rocket’s reusable know-how by performing a “soft” touchdown of its boosters within the Gulf of Mexico.

You can comply with the construct as much as the launch right here with The Telegraph and watch it reside from 12.45pm.

The mission may also be live-streamed on Mr Musk’s social community X – previously often known as Twitter – and the SpaceX web site.

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2024/06/06/spacex-launch-today-time-starship-rocket/