SpaceX Takes Second Shot at Launching Biggest Rocket

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SpaceX is preparing to launch the biggest and most powerful rocket Thursday, working nonstop after the first shot at a test flight fizzled earlier in the week.

The nearly 400-foot (120-meter) Starship is poised to blast off from the southern tip of Texas, near the Mexican border. SpaceX’s Elon Musk gave 50–50 odds of the spacecraft reaching orbit on its debut.

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