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写真 | 2021年 02月 4日 03:33 JST

SpaceX rocket explodes after test launch

The SpaceX Starship SN9 explodes into a fireball after its high altitude test flight from test facilities in Boca Chica, Texas, February 2.     REUTERS/Gene Blevins

The SpaceX Starship SN9 explodes into a fireball after its high altitude test flight from test facilities in Bmore

The SpaceX Starship SN9 explodes into a fireball after its high altitude test flight from test facilities in Boca Chica, Texas, February 2.   REUTERS/Gene Blevins
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The SpaceX Starship SN9, prototype of SpaceX's Starship rocket, exploded during a landing attempt minutes after a high-altitude experimental launch in Boca Chica, Texas. 

REUTERS/Gene Blevins

The SpaceX Starship SN9, prototype of SpaceX's Starship rocket, exploded during a landing attempt minutes aftemore

The SpaceX Starship SN9, prototype of SpaceX's Starship rocket, exploded during a landing attempt minutes after a high-altitude experimental launch in Boca Chica, Texas.  REUTERS/Gene Blevins
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This marks the company's second prototype explosion in just three months. The Starship SN9 was a test model of a heavy-lift rocket being developed by Elon Musk's private space company. It's designed to carry humans and 100 tons of cargo on missions to the moon and Mars.  REUTERS/Gene Blevins

This marks the company's second prototype explosion in just three months. The Starship SN9 was a test model ofmore

This marks the company's second prototype explosion in just three months. The Starship SN9 was a test model of a heavy-lift rocket being developed by Elon Musk's private space company. It's designed to carry humans and 100 tons of cargo on missions to the moon and Mars.  REUTERS/Gene Blevins
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The 16-story-tall rocket soared into the sky without issues. It hovered in midair as it reached its peak altitude 6 miles above its launch pad.   REUTERS/Gene Blevins

The 16-story-tall rocket soared into the sky without issues. It hovered in midair as it reached its peak altitmore

The 16-story-tall rocket soared into the sky without issues. It hovered in midair as it reached its peak altitude 6 miles above its launch pad.  REUTERS/Gene Blevins
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As it descended, one of the three thrusters failed to ignite and fell rapidly to the ground. Six and a half minutes after liftoff, the SN9 exploded into a ball of flames, smoke and debris just like the SN8 before it when in December, the Starship's first prototype met a similar fate.  REUTERS/Gene Blevins

As it descended, one of the three thrusters failed to ignite and fell rapidly to the ground. Six and a half mimore

As it descended, one of the three thrusters failed to ignite and fell rapidly to the ground. Six and a half minutes after liftoff, the SN9 exploded into a ball of flames, smoke and debris just like the SN8 before it when in December, the Starship's first prototype met a similar fate. REUTERS/Gene Blevins
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No injuries occurred in either incident. Musk did not provide an immediate comment, and said earlier on Twitter he was going to be off the social media platform "for a while."  REUTERS/Gene Blevins

No injuries occurred in either incident. Musk did not provide an immediate comment, and said earlier on Twittemore

No injuries occurred in either incident. Musk did not provide an immediate comment, and said earlier on Twitter he was going to be off the social media platform "for a while."  REUTERS/Gene Blevins
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The Federal Aviation Administration said in a statement that it would investigate Tuesday's explosion fueling tension between the agency and Musk.    REUTERS/Gene Blevins

The Federal Aviation Administration said in a statement that it would investigate Tuesday's explosion fueling more

The Federal Aviation Administration said in a statement that it would investigate Tuesday's explosion fueling tension between the agency and Musk.  REUTERS/Gene Blevins
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SpaceX intends to launch the Starship's first orbital flight by the end of the year and by 2023, Musk has said he'll fly his first passenger around the moon.  
  SpaceX/via REUTERS

SpaceX intends to launch the Starship's first orbital flight by the end of the year and by 2023, Musk has saidmore

SpaceX intends to launch the Starship's first orbital flight by the end of the year and by 2023, Musk has said he'll fly his first passenger around the moon.  SpaceX/via REUTERS
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The SpaceX launches Starship SN9 for a test flight from its facilities in Boca Chica, Texas, February 2.  REUTERS/Gene Blevins

The SpaceX launches Starship SN9 for a test flight from its facilities in Boca Chica, Texas, February 2.  REUTmore

The SpaceX launches Starship SN9 for a test flight from its facilities in Boca Chica, Texas, February 2.  REUTERS/Gene Blevins
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The SpaceX Starship SN9 prototype rocket explodes after descending from a test flight in a still image from video in Boca Chica, Texas, February 2.  SpaceX/via REUTERS

The SpaceX Starship SN9 prototype rocket explodes after descending from a test flight in a still image from vimore

The SpaceX Starship SN9 prototype rocket explodes after descending from a test flight in a still image from video in Boca Chica, Texas, February 2.  SpaceX/via REUTERS
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The SpaceX Starship SN9 explodes into a fireball after its high altitude test flight from test facilities in Boca Chica, Texas, February 2.  REUTERS/Gene Blevins

The SpaceX Starship SN9 explodes into a fireball after its high altitude test flight from test facilities in Bmore

The SpaceX Starship SN9 explodes into a fireball after its high altitude test flight from test facilities in Boca Chica, Texas, February 2.  REUTERS/Gene Blevins
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The SpaceX Starship SN9 explodes into a fireball after its high altitude test flight from test facilities in Boca Chica, Texas, February 2.  REUTERS/Gene Blevins

The SpaceX Starship SN9 explodes into a fireball after its high altitude test flight from test facilities in Bmore

The SpaceX Starship SN9 explodes into a fireball after its high altitude test flight from test facilities in Boca Chica, Texas, February 2.  REUTERS/Gene Blevins
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