Musk's Mars rocket setback: Fireball engulfs booster during SpaceX ground test
Elon Musk's SpaceX is preparing the starship rocket for its inaugural orbital launch. A booster rocket developed for spacecraft burst into flames during a ground test. The dramatic explosion was followed by fire in the vicinity of the booster rocket. The giant booster remained standing upright, bolted to a test gantry afterward. The unexpected & severe explosion may cause delays in the starship programme.