An historic event is likely to happen tomorrow — the attempted orbital launch of SpaceX’s Starship from Boca Chica, TX.
Elon Musk is cautious in his expectation. He believes that if it does not blow up on the launch pad, it’ll be a success. It could blow up. As he put it, “Success maybe; excitement guaranteed.”
I am already excited.
(Click on the image to embiggen. Credit: SpaceX.)
When will be the launch? The launch window opens tomorrow 17th April, Monday, 7 AM Central. See end of post for details. (For viewers in India, that will be Monday 5:30 PM.) Set your alarms for the webcast which beings 45 minutes before launch. Continue reading “Starship”