SpaceX Starship rocket failed in test mission
SpaceX's Starship rocket failed minutes after lift-off, marking a setback in its mission to carry astronauts to the moon and beyond. The rocket exploded over the Gulf of Mexico, cutting short its test mission. The US Federal Aviation Administration confirmed the mishap and will oversee the investigation. Despite the setback, SpaceX's risk-tolerant culture embraces fast-paced testing and re-testing of prototypes. The failure poses a challenge for SpaceX's ambitions and its primary customer, NASA.