The new missile Starship, designed by SpaceX For flights to the Moon and Mars, it will fly over Cuba, in accordance with the pilot flight plan, submitted to the United States’ Federal Communications Commission (FCC).
The company said that after its launch in southern Texas, the Starship will fly over the Gulf of Mexico, southern Florida and Cuba. SpaceX, In a statement released on Friday about the first unmanned orbital flight.
After orbiting the Earth for a 90-minute flight, the missile will return and fall in a controlled fashion. Near the Hawaiian Islands, as per the FCC notice.
The missile is made of stainless steel and is the height of a 16-story building, which increases when combined with the company’s super-heavy booster. Elon Musk, Which has already conducted tests with the Starship’s prototypes, including a successful landing last week.
SpaceX The company explained that it will collect all possible data during the flight, to assess the input dynamics and behavior of the spacecraft, in a flying system that is extremely difficult to accurately replicate on a computer.
At the time of writing this note, neither the government nor Cuban Civil Aviation has commented on the overflights Starship Within Cuban airspace. s SpaceX He also did not provide details about negotiations with Havana regarding his project.
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