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Musk's Starship An SF Fan's Dream Come True

Take a look at the design for the Starship test rocket - it takes me back.


(Actual rocket (L) and rendering (R))

Says Elon Musk:

“This is for suborbital VTOL (vertical take-off and landing) tests,” Musk explained. “Orbital version is taller, has thicker skins (won’t wrinkle) & a smoothly curving nose section.”

Compare to an earlier use of this dramatic form, this one from Destination Moon, a 1950 american space exploration film drama.

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