SpaceX Starship Test Flight 4

SpaceX successfully launched its fourth test of its Starship/Heavy Booster combination.

Starship successfully reached orbital insertion and the heavy booster successfully performed its landing operations – boostback burn and landing burn – before dropping into the waters of the Gulf of Mexico.

Both Starship and the booster had one raptor engine failing to ignite during various stages of the test.

SpaceX is not playing the Blue Danube Waltz, famously used during the docking sequence of the film 2001: A Space Odyssey.

Below, some screen captures of the launch, prior to the re-entry sequence, which is scheduled for approximately 40 minutes from the time of posting this article.

UPDATE:  Starship successfully conducted its re-orientation manuever and landing burn, including shut down.

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