SpaceX Finishes Assembling New Starship Prototype (Photo)

SpaceX Finishes Assembling New Starship Prototype (Photo)

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We can now take the full measure of SpaceX’s latest Starship prototype.

The company has mated the top and bottom halves of the Starship Mk1 vehicle at its South Texas facilities, SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk said today (Sept. 27).

“Starship halves being joined,” he posted on Twitter, along with a photo of the sleek silver Mk1.

Related: SpaceX’s Starship and Super Heavy Mars Rocket in Pictures

The milestone comes just in time for Musk’s big weekend announcement: On Saturday evening (Sept. 28), the billionaire entrepreneur will reveal the latest design of Starship and Super Heavy, the spacecraft and rocket that SpaceX is developing to help humanity settle the moon, Mars and other distant worlds.

The presentation will take place at the South Texas site, which is near the village of Boca Chica. The newly stacked Mk1 will presumably serve as a dramatic backdrop.

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