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00:00 - 00:09 - Introduction
00:09 - 01:14 - Starship Overview
01:14 - 03: 48 - The Construction of Starship
03:48 - 05:21 - Inside Starship
05:21 - 06:54 - What will Starship be used for?
06:54 - 08:50 - Is there enough Money for this?
08:50 - 09:23 - Conclusion


There have been many spaceships over the years but the best one made so far has to be SpaceX’s Starship. Why is it so great, however?

Starship Overview
It all started back in October of 2001. Elon Musk went to Russia and wanted to buy old decommissioned missiles in the hopes of making them into rockets for going to Mars someday. This was before Musk’s SpaceX existed and had achieved all its successes it has today so Musk simply looked crazy to Russia. They turned him down and he instead founded SpaceX and began building rockets for a fraction of the price. After a number of prototypes and designs, the company began testing Starship prototypes in January of 2020. The first four of these tests resulted in explosions but each one achieved new milestones in the spacecraft’s development. Now SpaceX is scheduled to work towards conducting an orbital Starship flight by July of this year. Starship is launched into orbit by a massive rocket called the Superheavy--more on that later--and when combined, this two-stage rocket will measure 120 meters in height and will be the world’s most powerful launch vehicle ever developed, period.

The Construction of Starship
One huge element of Starship is that it uses stainless steel in its rockets instead of aluminum. A big question that gets raised is why SpaceX chose to use stainless steel. Aluminum is both lighter and cheaper to send to space, but one big element is assisted by stainless steel. That thing is temperature tolerance.

Starship wants to be an interplanetary vehicle and this means it’ll need to be able to stand freezing and hot temperates when it ascends and descends into planetary atmospheres multiple times. As it turns out, this is where stainless steel shines, as it has a particularly good tolerance to temperature varieties that many other materials can’t compete with. This temperature tolerance is the key to going to Mars and wouldn’t be achievable with aluminum.

When Starship enters Mars’ incredibly thin atmosphere, it will do so in such a way that the amount of drag is increased to slow the vehicle down as it falls. With drag comes heat and SpaceX aims to cool Starship’s descent with a liquid methane pump underneath the Starship’s surface, which will essentially fight back against the heat similar to how humans sweat hot temperatures. This stainless steel and the technology paired with it is just astonishing and a major aspect of the construction that illustrates why Starship is so incredible. Things that could only be dreamed of a couple of decades ago now are in actual operation and have been tested to confirm they function properly!

Another amazing aspect of Starship is how the rockets are reusable. A major reason rockets can be so expensive is their lack of reusability. For decades rockets were something that was used once to launch ships into space. SpaceX set out with a focus on reusability which creates affordability. If a rocket can be reused multiple times it becomes a great deal more cost-effective. The raptor rockets are all reusable and this allows Superheavy and Starship to be used as many times as could be needed, saving a lot of money and being more environmentally friendly. These reusable ships don’t have much of a downtime either. It is possible for a Starship to launch, the reusable superheavy to return to Earth, and then after about an hour of getting it prepped and refueled it will be ready to yet again take another Starship into orbit!

Inside Starship
As for what exactly is inside Starship that makes it well-designed, the part of Starship that can fit humans sits atop that rocket known as Superheavy. The starship body has at its back six Raptor engines--a technology developed by SpaceX. Their combustion happens in differing stages, and the engine's design reduces the amount of propellant that's wasted. The middle of Starship has propellant tanks that feed liquid methane (CH4) and liquid oxygen (O2) to the Raptors. The very front of Starship AKA the upper stage, has the payload compartment. This is where many people or a large amount of cargo can be put.

Below the main body of Starship is the Superheavy we mentioned. It lives up to its name with around 28 Raptor engines. It is the most powerful rocket ever and uses the same technology to propel itself into space.

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philzone
philzone 8 місяців тому
Starship is what I always imagined in the 50's when I was a child.
Michał C.
Michał C. 3 місяці тому
The future is now
CsehCsaba
CsehCsaba 5 місяців тому
@lo l you can be sure only in what you already have. not at all sure you will be old too..show respect to the elder
lo l
lo l 5 місяців тому
now o a old man
Bill byast
Bill byast 5 місяців тому
@Exo Blaze And the Average of Mankind goes on! Mars again!
CsehCsaba
CsehCsaba 5 місяців тому
That's why I feel it's the 50's ? It looks pathetic...
Everything Elon Musk
Everything Elon Musk 8 місяців тому
So Awesome To See What SpaceX And Elon Are Up to :)
Everything Elon Musk
Everything Elon Musk 8 місяців тому
@Tech Space Thanks man! I hope your channel continues to flourish aswell!
Tech Space
Tech Space 8 місяців тому
You have a cool channel. Stick to it. I hope one of your videos will explode soon :)
PETE ALLISON
PETE ALLISON 5 місяців тому
Great idea: but I would say the USA and other countries are going to find themselves with considerably more vital priorities very soon if not already.
Stephens Farms
Stephens Farms 8 місяців тому
I totally agree. SpaceX is the best aerospace company out there. Go SpaceX ‼️‼️‼️
big guy
big guy 7 місяців тому
Outstanding they are the best in the world they are building at record time I'm proud of SpaceX I pray nothing slows them down🇺🇸💪👍
Nick Torre
Nick Torre 8 місяців тому
Good video but spacex cancelled the transpirational cooling because thin heat shield tiles worked out lighter
Will's Corner
Will's Corner 3 місяці тому
Would save a lot of money in the long term if we would just build a space station where we could build ships directly in space. Needed materials we could get from mining asteroids with Space Drones. Maybe over the decades a space station network spread over our solar system with automatic weapon systems to protect them from all the stuff that flies around out there. Starting now within 30-40 years we would have build a solid network IF the whole world would work together and even have a defense system for our solar system to eradicate dangerous asteroids before they can become dangerous for our planet. And especially for science that would open a lot of new doors.
C Cubed Miniatures
C Cubed Miniatures 8 місяців тому
They are no longer using transpirational cooling on starship. Heat shield tiles only
C Cubed Miniatures
C Cubed Miniatures 2 місяці тому
@jess Louise 🤦‍♂️ its for re entry heat
jess Louise
jess Louise 2 місяці тому
Yet Space is Cold we are told
Tim Bucks
Tim Bucks 4 місяці тому
@Mikhail Onishchenko Ok, thanks.
Mikhail Onishchenko
Mikhail Onishchenko 4 місяці тому
@Tim Bucks there is no lift design capable of giving a several thousand tons rocket any kind speed worth wasting effort on that kind of system. Rockets need to reach the speed of 8000 meters per second to stay in orbit. Quick google search says the fastest elevator in the world moves at 20 meters per second. I don't know the weight of the cabin, so I'm going to be very generous and say it's 10 tons. Rockets weigh thousands of tons. I don't want to do further math, but I think it's quite obvious from here that you would need a tremendously huge structure that has to be able to produce tremendous forces to be able to propel a rocket to a fraction of it's final speed. It's just not viable. The operational costs alone of a facility that large would be ridiculous.
Tim Bucks
Tim Bucks 4 місяці тому
@Mikhail Onishchenko there are abandoned mines, thousands of them, all around the U.S., including near Space X in Texas. The mines go straight down. The holes are already dug. The gov't has records on these.
Eggs the Engineer
Eggs the Engineer 8 місяців тому
Engineering behind this beast blows me away. Landing feet designed to crumple perfectly in order to maintain stability on landing is a game changer, not to mention they’re probably cheap as dirt to manufacture and replace for each flight.
0блαчηьιй βετеρ
0блαчηьιй βετеρ 8 місяців тому
They're just prototypes, and this is just a beginning. The legs are not perfect, so it's a placeholder. There will be much more reliable and stronger leg design in the future. But yeah, I agree, it's safe to say that this vehicle will be revolutionary
Florencio Vela
Florencio Vela 3 місяці тому
i've been in TSLA for 6 years..happy i did. I've ordered the S dual motor fsd while the tri motor fsd cybertruck gets here. i have lots of solar & backup battery to charge them both at home.. i also love SpaceX. we went to see it live last year from California to Texas Boca Chica. I was born in Raymondville btw.
ALBINAS ŠNEIDERAITIS
ALBINAS ŠNEIDERAITIS 4 місяці тому
Speaking of Mars, I think it would make sense to try capturing asteroids & dropping them onto Martian surface (at a lowest possible speed).. it would take a lot of asteroids, but over time planets density would start to increase.. also if dropped extremely precisely, maybe Mars's orbit could be lowered a little bit closer to the Sun.. At the same time, amongst rocky and metalic asteroids, a large number of water-ice asteroids should also be dropped.. then as the planet would still be relatively warm from innitial bombardment, a lot of water would turn into steam, and mixed with gasses from other asteroids atmosphere would become thicker and perhaps even breatheable, even if just for a short while, that is untill planet cools down.. Obviouslly the main obstacle is the ammount of spacecraft needed for such an endevour, not to mention that chemical rocket tech wouldn't work.. you'd need a continuos thrust, so probably something like an Ion Engine would theoretically be the only way to push massive asteroids on a long journey to Mars.. these Ion Engines would have to be VERY powerfull and large, perhaps conected to dedicate nuclear reactor to provide all the electricity it would need.. :-) Obviouslly something like that is just a day-dream.. but it would be nice if Mars would have 0.8-0.9g of Earth's gravity, be 2/3 closer to Earth then now, have temperetarures around -40C to +40C, have a denser atmosphere, maybe even have liquid water (which would allow mass-planting of various plants and algae that produce oxygen). Well, maybe in 100 years :-) Then again, if we'd have necessary tech, maybe it would be easier to terraform Venus
cccpredarmy
cccpredarmy 2 місяці тому
Why do you think it's a day dream? Russian "Zeus" project is already in development. It'll be a space hauler powered by a small nuclear reactor with an ion purpulsion unit attached to it. The problem of using nuclear power in space has now been sold. The "Zeus" project is already in prototype stage.
Suge212
Suge212 7 місяців тому
They really need to do a trial run at the whole mars thing here on earth first, if they want to be sure it can work. Launch a Mars mission exactly the way Musk intended. Star ship will orbit earth for 1 month and land in a remote area with extreme conditions, perhaps Antarctica. Then they will try to construct a human colony there in the same way they would on mars, wearing self contained space suits, creating their own oxygen etc. Resupply missions would follow but they will have to wait 4 - 6 months in between. By doing it this way, they will learn a lot about what could go wrong while minimizing the risks. If they can't do it here first, they certainly can't do it on Mars.
Suge212
Suge212 7 місяців тому
Even if they skipped the entire space part and try to set up a self sustaining colony as though they were on Mars. Just to see if they could do it and how long they could keep it running.
Citrus Lump
Citrus Lump 7 місяців тому
Trial runs for colony infrastructure would be neat but they physically can't trial the landing. The hardest part of landing on Mars is the atmospheric density with moderate gravity. Just heavy enough to drag things down and just dense enough to burn them up but not dense enough to slow things down without tricky air breaking maneuvers (the bellyflop being the example for this mission). The only way to test it is to send unmanned ships there and try to land them.
jonathan bond
jonathan bond 7 місяців тому
Yeah, nothing that you said is how things actually work, but thanks for trying.
Kevin Riley
Kevin Riley 7 місяців тому
The six month missions on the ISS were basically trial runs for going to Mars. The data gathered during these missions would be applicable to the actual trip, other than the specifics of flying a Starship to Mars. Remember, an uncrewed Starship landing on Mars is planned first.
Bijou Bakson
Bijou Bakson 7 місяців тому
Wow!!! Nothing really is impossible. I've never been more impressed by an individual Elon Musk is a genius.
Herb Grinder
Herb Grinder 7 місяців тому
What about the TR3B. It the Navy's anti gravity spacecraft runs on a zero point free energy generator that creates more power in a day than a nuculear power plant does in a year. Much more efficient
Moroccan Rifiya
Moroccan Rifiya 8 місяців тому
Well done Space X! Thank you for progressing our humanity forward - Greetings from Morocco
Alexander Jones
Alexander Jones 8 місяців тому
I appreciate all Space videos, however this one gets its facts wrong. Many parts of this video refer to outdated starship designs: They will not use sweaty steel any more, they will use PICA heat tiles. Starship is not 118m tall, it's 120 (a simple search would have got that one) As I gave up after 2:30, I have not listed any factual errors from the remaining 70% of the video
Question Reality
Question Reality 6 місяців тому
Engineers get to work on a good portion of light speed for a space craft, now THAT'S math !!!????!??!
Pralay Rana
Pralay Rana 2 місяці тому
The best animated futuristic video I have ever seen. Now I can understand their plans. Thanks a lot!!!!
Game Demo
Game Demo 7 місяців тому
I won't try it until SN2001 has been launched and tested perfectly!
Tyrone Loots
Tyrone Loots 8 місяців тому
Great and informative video, this channel gonna blow up some day
sumreen Sultana
sumreen Sultana 8 місяців тому
Although you did State Manny facts Wrong
Trash Kumaneko
Trash Kumaneko 8 місяців тому
It'll blow up like SN10
Tech Space
Tech Space 8 місяців тому
I appreciate that!
StinkPickle4000
StinkPickle4000 8 місяців тому
informative like Pravda
Mister Yummy
Mister Yummy 8 місяців тому
A standing structure is risky. Its better to have ground popping or mechanisms emerging from the ground/landing pad floor ,springing up and around like flaps to hold Super heavy. The Iris mechanism or Bear trap mechanism removes the support pillar ,providing a higher absence of potential hazards.
Samuel Thiong'o
Samuel Thiong'o 8 місяців тому
Elon Musk Is a genius I can't even believe it man,all this Anyways great video man
Diane Dewid
Diane Dewid 4 місяці тому
I wish one day before I die...I get to see Starship take off.
Morten Gammelgaard
Morten Gammelgaard 5 місяців тому
A great example of the difference between a private and a public Company. A public Company is limited by politics….. a private does not need to be. A Well managed private Company is so much more efficient and innovative !! Space X is the perfect example !
TheSulross
TheSulross 7 місяців тому
thousands of rocket ships leaving Earth to go and colonize Mars is straight from Ray Bradbury's Martian Chronicles - looks like Elon Musk took that rather literally instead of just as sci-fi fantasy
Tom K
Tom K 8 місяців тому
Wouldn’t describe it as ‘Made’ just yet, haven’t even seen one fully stacked or one with all its raptors
Antti Profi
Antti Profi 5 місяців тому
An incredible starship with only a small problem - in flies only on paper.
Mr. Tree
Mr. Tree 3 місяці тому
Ok
William Swoozie
William Swoozie 8 місяців тому
Great Stuff, really excited for the future :D
Danny Caballero
Danny Caballero 4 місяці тому
I think it would make more sense to colonize the moon first, then, use it as a star port to get people to Mars, being that gravity is far less on the moon. Just my thoughts.
Will's Corner
Will's Corner 3 місяці тому
@Automobiles Are Fun no no national projects. International projects. We gotta work all together if we really wanna make progress and leave those childish national disputes behind us. We are one damn planet, it’s beyond stupid and primitive to fight each other.
Automobiles Are Fun
Automobiles Are Fun 3 місяці тому
The Moon does prove to very Harsh and it's it's is extremely sharp. The manned rovers did an excellent Job. I hope we go back to the Moon ASAP. Establish a Base.
Automobiles Are Fun
Automobiles Are Fun 3 місяці тому
The US is already setting that Goal to reach the Moon first. The Space force needs to start now before China,Russia gets to it and claims it's terratory.
Paul Weston
Paul Weston 7 місяців тому
What if we colonize Mars? We would build cities, start terraforming, and then we discover an asteroid on a collision course with Mars. That would be some great news coverage.
PAALISBO,JOHNFEL M.
PAALISBO,JOHNFEL M. 7 місяців тому
@Haser Corp how?
Haser Corp
Haser Corp 7 місяців тому
@PAALISBO,JOHNFEL M. we already do. We track asteroid trajectories centuries in advance if one is a threat a redirect mission is sent out to move its orbit slightly as everything has gravity
PAALISBO,JOHNFEL M.
PAALISBO,JOHNFEL M. 7 місяців тому
Maybe at that time humans would have developed a defense system for asteroids collisions
Arktastic
Arktastic 7 місяців тому
Even if it’s not successful the impact on technology it will have is incredible
John Gobbeti
John Gobbeti 8 місяців тому
If it works it will put every other rocket out of business. They can’t compete with falcon 9 and starship will be far cheaper. If it works
Nina Frangieh
Nina Frangieh 8 місяців тому
Starship is the most incredible beauty that engineering ever made just to go to mars
Robert Torell
Robert Torell 8 місяців тому
Try a small scale with a tourch to make sure the smaller scale will work just like the bigger one make sure inside tempetures wouldnt effect the occupants
Aaron Schwarz
Aaron Schwarz 7 місяців тому
Starship @SpaceX FTW reusable chemical rockets great for space tourism & fast global transport system
Chad Lumenarcus
Chad Lumenarcus 6 місяців тому
I'm extremely happy and excited about every part of this.
TheSulross
TheSulross 7 місяців тому
and SpaceX stainless steel spaceships resemble those 1950s era artwork rocket space ships that adorned popular sci-fi - these were portrayed flying around the solar system and landing on various planetary bodies
Peter Elliot
Peter Elliot 7 місяців тому
Once it’s proven itself by actually getting to space a few times without issue I may start to believe the hype. At the moment there are far too many unknowns.
Totally
Totally 7 місяців тому
hence why the starship is still in the "Prototype" phase. as the rocket develops then we will know more.
beerhammer 1
beerhammer 1 5 місяців тому
I'm curious, the rocket is so tall with a small base. It seems it needs to land on a perfectly flat and level pad or it will tip over?
Bruh Mania
Bruh Mania 5 місяців тому
It has landing legs that make it wider for the second stage and the booster will be caught with big arms so it wont tip over
BobbyT223
BobbyT223 7 місяців тому
This will be the last great shuttle type ship! The next generation will be straight out of sci-fi
Citrus Lump
Citrus Lump 7 місяців тому
@KalisaFox The ISRU needed for Mars could very well solve a lot of Earth's sustainability issues as well. No need for oil wars if hydrocarbons can be made readily from pollution.
KalisaFox
KalisaFox 7 місяців тому
what i cant wait for is for the infrastructure around earth to start being properly developed from these new generation rockets with their huge cargo capacity, once we can start assembling ships in space things are going to get crazy, though i figure we are still probably 30-40 years away from that, but with the lunar colony im sure we will start to see mining and manufacturing in space soon.
The Nerf Kid
The Nerf Kid 7 місяців тому
Might still need a vehicle for crew transfer to said sci-fi lads
Fred Carr
Fred Carr 7 місяців тому
Can you imagine how long it would take for the Pentagon, NASA etc. to approve what Musk is achieving? Wasn't Gerald Bull designer of Saddam's long gun blackballed by the military industrial complex as he could launch sattelites at a lower cost than NASA contractors with his gun? he was the greatest ballistics expert who ever lived. He turned to Iraq to build the gun and was eventually killed for that. Musk is fortunate that he wasn't stopped as was Bull.
Steve Bracken
Steve Bracken 5 місяців тому
Can’t wait to see us actually visiting other planets…
itchyvet
itchyvet 3 місяці тому
not going to happen any time soon.
Mehtap Ucar
Mehtap Ucar 8 місяців тому
Launch tower hook is crazy!
Tazer Face
Tazer Face 8 місяців тому
Multiple people probably pointed this out by now but they're going with heat tiles now instead of the "sweating" method.
M1S4K1 Enshoiwa
M1S4K1 Enshoiwa 3 місяці тому
Thank you for the information, good job with the video.
Noise Tean
Noise Tean 8 місяців тому
Just normal starship what any intelligent people would have made if they had chance to develop it. It is still not perfect however. Future ships will have something similar to jet engines ( likely aerospikes ) at 1-st stage witch will take other stages up to edge of atmosphere. And yes by some reason people like to overhype things - Elon will have his wins and losses. Should any mission with people on-board fail which can happen real easily, there will be no shortage of people who will try to stop him at any cost.
Light Warrior
Light Warrior 7 місяців тому
I want to experience going to Mars 😍
chloe kaftan
chloe kaftan 8 місяців тому
And to think... that Elon did all this originally to put a single plant onto the surface of mars. it blows my mind how that wishful idea turned into the most ambitious and valuable company on earth 😅 I guess russia is sweating bullets over their mistake of turning down the sale of those missiles elon originally wanted by now 😋
itchyvet
itchyvet 3 місяці тому
Why would Russia sweat about any of this ???? They have far more down to earth priorities then playing with fire needlessly. Remember, until something is devised to protect humans from space radiation, once they leave earth's magnetic field, said radiation will KILL them. So what's the point of building any such space vehicle when the occupants get fried and are dead on arrival ? First we need to build a protection system to protect from this radiation, then build a space ship in ORBIT, big enough to house a colony with everything it needs to survive and establish a base on another planet or rock. This work these guys are doing, can only be used as a supply vehicle to such a project. Not a Mars bound vehicle.
Mitchell Scripter
Mitchell Scripter 7 місяців тому
you have to thank Elon Musk for being around. this stuff would not exist with out him. he's solving problems that other people just don't care to. which pushes humans forward.
Mitchell Scripter
Mitchell Scripter 7 місяців тому
@Jessie Janson in the end its there loss for not staying ahead in the game.
Jessie Janson
Jessie Janson 7 місяців тому
@Mitchell Scripter Yeah, its just nice to see the old contractors falling behind since they were not interested in developing new tech, only wasting money. Currently we have SLS(massive waste of funds that may fly once) and ULA is developing a new rocket but its not reusable. Europe is developing a new rocket but its also not going to be reusable. There is blue origin, but while they started before spacex, they have yet to really do anything. they have a hopper on par with spacex from 10 years ago and are developing a reusable rocket with capacity between falcon 9 and starship. though like spacex they did develop their own engine and are refining it, though technically, i guess spacex is on their second new engine. its just interesting to see nobody seems to be in a rush except spacex.
Mitchell Scripter
Mitchell Scripter 7 місяців тому
@Jessie Janson well the air force has to stay ahead right? as well as the military as a whole.
Jessie Janson
Jessie Janson 7 місяців тому
And now the airforce is requesting a ship like starship for various things... and willing to pay for it. The other company wont be able to drag their feet much longer if they want to make any money launching anything in to space.
GrowFresh
GrowFresh 7 місяців тому
Elon Musk and not Micheal Burry, otherwise everything will be the opposite...
Jett Stevens
Jett Stevens 7 місяців тому
The fleet of starships landing on Mars reminds me of Daleks from Dr.Who.
Mr. Fredrick law ng tawnghe Davis 6th
Mr. Fredrick law ng tawnghe Davis 6th 7 місяців тому
Consider automating the assembly line with robots after a solid prototype has been verified as reliable. A rocket factory Assembly line.
fareast20
fareast20 6 місяців тому
Hopefully I live to see the day when we land on Mars.
T.A.K
T.A.K 7 місяців тому
Every rocket is a flying turbo Molotov cocktail ;)
Kirk Engnath
Kirk Engnath 4 місяці тому
When you say July of this year, I think it would be important to actually give us an idea of which year. Maybe that was intentional so no matter what year this is actually made and put into operation this video clip will fit.
Slickboot21
Slickboot21 7 місяців тому
Dear Elon - When commercial space flight is finally available, how rich you are should have nothing to do with the first flight manifests. How long you've waited for this and how much tax money you've spent on the effort while waiting should be first criteria.
fred asd
fred asd 8 місяців тому
hopefully elon will live to see his dream achieved.
42NORRIS
42NORRIS 8 місяців тому
Whoa! Slow down partner! The starship is exciting! But it has yet to make it into space(as of this writing: 5/9/21 ) let alone all the to mars and back safely. Starship is yet to prove itself.
Dispatcher
Dispatcher 8 місяців тому
Super heavy needs to prove itself
sturfryd
sturfryd 8 місяців тому
@42NORRIS nasa made a moon rocket 9 years after they just figured out how to put a person into space. and spacex has proved before that their rapid testing and development work extremely well. keep in mind starship has been in testing for 2 years and is already capable of suborbital flight and landing. and by the looks of it we are going to see starship in orbit by the end of the year. lets say it takes 1 year after first orbital flight of starship to perfect it. that gives 7 years of further improvements and rapid testing to get a functional mars capable rocket. to me its common sense that starship will reach mars by 2030. SLS is yet to even have a test launch let alone get into space yet, does that mean getting back to the moon by 2024 is ridiculous? of course not. now thats not to say spacex is guaranteed to be on mars by 2030, but there is a very high chance there is.
42NORRIS
42NORRIS 8 місяців тому
@sturfryd True, but 2030 isn't here yet. Things are going great so far. But Starship has yet to reach space let alone T1 orbit and mars is a long way off. I deeply want and hope all Elon Musk's dreams come to fruition. But will see.
sturfryd
sturfryd 8 місяців тому
I mean starship was a fuel tank and 3 legs a little over a year ago. And now it just successfully performed a 10k hop. If spacex continues with this rate of development, mars by 2030 really isn’t that far fetched
Neil Rosenau
Neil Rosenau 6 місяців тому
they wont have to put overhead compartments in it. Once it gets into space... the luggage will be overhead...
BobbyT223
BobbyT223 7 місяців тому
A civilian surpassed the best developed rockets designed and payed for by governments. Yep, that’s Elon
Mongoose
Mongoose 8 місяців тому
btw they arent using the methane sweat thing anymore, its head shield tiles now
Roy Rice
Roy Rice 7 місяців тому
Game is “not” over. We still have the future!
Titus Philip
Titus Philip 8 місяців тому
Will starship replace falcon 9 as fully reusable rocket?
E Montecristo
E Montecristo 5 місяців тому
Question: How old will be too old to apply for Mars duty with SpaceX future endeavors?
Eric Hayes
Eric Hayes 7 місяців тому
Starship is DEFINATELY, "The Thing", we as a species need to get us to the red planet!!!
Casa Giulia Olanesti
Casa Giulia Olanesti 4 місяці тому
we are already there...
Michael McNew
Michael McNew 6 місяців тому
Huge Snow making machines with blowers and train track needed at both poles help climit change 2021.
Saym Imtiaz
Saym Imtiaz 7 місяців тому
I’ll believe it when it actually protects crew from radiation
Citrus Lump
Citrus Lump 7 місяців тому
Plenty of tech already out there to do that including what they already use on the ISS and people stay up there for six months to a year. More amazing is the flip and they already pull it off consistently (and recently relit and landed successfully).
b Low
b Low 7 місяців тому
Cheaper to build underground cities or even ocean cities.
W A L I wedding films
W A L I wedding films 7 місяців тому
Am with Elon always.
Domnick kimonge
Domnick kimonge 8 місяців тому
i was really sad when Elons heros discouraged him, but whose talking now
pebmets
pebmets 4 місяці тому
@Peter theoneandonly How can that be? Elon Musk said Cyber Truck by 2021 when he announced it? He will get that factory done soon and in Elon time it takes only 1 day or 1 hour to do anything.
Peter theoneandonly
Peter theoneandonly 4 місяці тому
Everyone waiting on a roadster or cybertruck or robot
pebmets
pebmets 4 місяці тому
@Z I agree he is one of a kind, but I feel sometimes he is in a dream world with some of things he says SpaceX will do. I really believe that the intelligent people that work for him cringe when he makes some of his statements and announced timelines. My understanding, it is difficult to contradict him for fear of retribution, (lose of job). At the end of the day, I trust the engineers that work for him more than Musk himself. To me, Musk is a showman. Just my opinion based on what he says and then applying logic and realism to come to the conclusion that it can't happen when he says it will.
Z
Z 4 місяці тому
@pebmets we are not mesmerized by whatever he says but he gives hope to me and maybe some other people I know you have your own opinions about musk but he's a 1 of a kind for me
pebmets
pebmets 4 місяці тому
​@Z I'm sorry to tell you that Musk is not the wisest person on the planet. Some of us use logic and live in reality. We are not mesmerized by everything Musk says.
Jason Miskolczi
Jason Miskolczi 5 місяців тому
So the moon or orbital platform to launch. Easier to load the platform in space for long voyages. I wonder if musk has read Heinlein
kyjo
kyjo 8 місяців тому
Yeah, I don't think that any of these space ports would be so close to inhabited areas, especially not to such densely populated areas like city centers. Not only there are security precautions but also because of noise polution. If you think airports are noisy imagine living next to this thing. Imagine having to evacuate millions of people before each launch and reentry.
0блαчηьιй βετеρ
0блαчηьιй βετеρ 8 місяців тому
That's why Earth-to-Earth trips will start and end in the middle of rivers, somewhere in the sea or an ocean. Deep space travel will most likely start with specialized launch centers on land.
ITTP It's Time To Play
ITTP It's Time To Play 8 місяців тому
Great Video dude keep it up!!!
Tech Space
Tech Space 8 місяців тому
Thanks! You too!
A Quarius
A Quarius 7 місяців тому
You forgot to mention that steel is made by combining iron and carbon. And there is plenty of iron on Mars. So spare parts will be easy to make on Mars.
A Quarius
A Quarius 7 місяців тому
@calum As I said the cost per ton is what matters. Earth's gravity is so bad that if it was 10% higher, going to space would be impossible. The reason Starship has limited capacity is because it is not a dedicated specialized vehicle but all purpose. So it is like combining a container, a bus and a semi. As reusability goes to 100% and refitting time gets shorter it will be as impossible as transporting equipment via airplane.
calum
calum 7 місяців тому
@A Quarius again even if you had all the money in the world it will not be enough. starship is only going to low earth orbit and can barley carry 20 tons
A Quarius
A Quarius 7 місяців тому
@calum What is the difference of transporting using planes and ships? Cost. A ton is still a ton. If you fly your cargo it is way more expensive than using a ship. The difference is cost per ton. Ships use scale economy to lower costs. Starship is big because that would lower cost per ton. Steel is way heavier than aluminium so why weight is not a problem for Starship? The answer is cost.
calum
calum 7 місяців тому
@A Quarius the mass is well and truly the problem. even if you had unlimited amounts of cash a ton still weighs a ton.
A Quarius
A Quarius 7 місяців тому
@calum The problem is not to bring stuff to Mars. The problem is not the mass but the cost. With discardable rockets make each kg to cost $10k to $14k to LEO. Discardable sandals would also be unaffordable.
Olusola Okusaga
Olusola Okusaga 8 місяців тому
Musk: I want to go to Mars NASA: Build a rocket Musk: Hold my beer
Dave Bechtum
Dave Bechtum 8 місяців тому
You need to update your info.. there is a lot of false statements in this. For instance, they are not doing the "sweating rocket" thing anymore...
The Trashman
The Trashman 4 місяці тому
Lmao it's all bullshit anyways
Mikhail Onishchenko
Mikhail Onishchenko 5 місяців тому
I mean it's stupid to make a video 'the greatest rocket ever' before the thing actually flies and proves it works anyway.
SaviOr747
SaviOr747 6 місяців тому
It was too costly wasnt it?
MingeShagger
MingeShagger 7 місяців тому
Can someone enlighten me how does this or any ship land on Mars or even the moon unless it lands in a perfectly flat surface, slight uneven surface seem to wreck havoc?
Citrus Lump
Citrus Lump 7 місяців тому
That's down to the landing legs configuration. They're not planning to use those little crunch blocks on the final product.
Totally
Totally 7 місяців тому
@Josh El Lunar Starship wont need a landing pad built but for mars the first cargo launches will land without one so it can send robots to build one.
Josh El
Josh El 7 місяців тому
send a robot specifically designed to make a landing pad.
Totally
Totally 7 місяців тому
The landing legs will be what we call "auto Leveling" This is where the legs will level out so if they are on a slope on side of the legs will extend more to keep the craft stable.
MingeShagger
MingeShagger 7 місяців тому
@Huh7 got yah, thanks
MEXICAN BOXING CARTEL
MEXICAN BOXING CARTEL 8 місяців тому
Musk is this era's Pioneer he's the ♂️ MAN!!!
pebmets
pebmets 8 місяців тому
If we are to base greatness off concepts and one test, then there is no comparison that the space shuttle is the greatest based on concept. Lets see a few successful tests and a real successful test is not having a fire at the end or legs that are damaged. Lets get a few into orbit and return safely. Once we do that, then we can say what the best in real function is.
Hillbilly in the Philippines
Hillbilly in the Philippines 8 місяців тому
russia built best shuttle ever ran out of funds
blueye71
blueye71 2 місяці тому
멋지다. 재활용 로켓 하나만으로도 위대하다
Cratecruncher
Cratecruncher 8 місяців тому
Starship is an elegant solution but has some areas that need improvement. Nothing is perfect and everything can be continuously improved upon. Mr. Musk would likely be the first to say this himself.
Hillbilly in the Philippines
Hillbilly in the Philippines 8 місяців тому
@0блαчηьιй βετеρ alrdy in design a nuclear rocket engine musk is working on right now.
0блαчηьιй βετеρ
0блαчηьιй βετеρ 8 місяців тому
It'll go through a crapton of iterations in the future. There might be even new versions of it, with light sails, cryogenic human storage, quantum computing and internet, and nuclear propulsion (nuclear reactor). For now though we need at least to get to other planets, then we can try moving to the stars. We don't know much about its future design, because that kind of information isn't public, but my take is on improving propulsion (most likely nuclear) and providing quantum internet to get communications instant (which is incredibly useful).
TILE- MAKER
TILE- MAKER 8 місяців тому
SPACE........ the final frontier. These are the voyages of the "starship" enterprise. Their continuing mission? TO explore strange new worlds... To seek out new life and new civilization.... TO BOLDLY GO WHERE NO ONE HAS GONE BEFORE!
itchyvet
itchyvet 3 місяці тому
Yeah, but Hollywood did not have to deal with space radiation once outside earth's magnetic field did it ? To date, no one has come up with the solution to that, until they do, it's just a dream. L.O.L.
Adrian Van Leeuwen
Adrian Van Leeuwen 5 місяців тому
Grand ideas from the visionary Elon Musk. Someone has to do, so why not Space X and Elon? His Starship designs look great. Visiting Mars is a good idea, but it is worth it to colonize in larger numbers, what is gained? And how many months is the trip to Mars?
Jari Kosonen
Jari Kosonen 7 місяців тому
It looks a lot of advancing from earlier technologies.
NeonMaple
NeonMaple 7 місяців тому
Now attached state of the art military sensors. Space torpedoes, Shock troop drop pods and you have the Scirocco
Markus Kholl
Markus Kholl 7 місяців тому
Musk is an inovator and visionary. He is the game changer of this century. Where will he go next?
Markus Kholl
Markus Kholl 6 місяців тому
Musk made his fortune from Paypal, Tesla and other ventures. Not expensive rocks.
Pixel
Pixel 7 місяців тому
Elon Musk isn't either of those things. He is an average engineer with lots of Apartheid Emerald mine money that has convinced people he is a genius entrepreneur.
the funny mofo
the funny mofo 7 місяців тому
@Haser Corp Taking a design of a ship is not the same as building the ship with all the technologies. If all it took was taking the designs of ships from so long ago, other private sector space programs would be flourishing.
Haser Corp
Haser Corp 7 місяців тому
His achievements are great, yes. But he's just using existing designs from the 50s and 60s that are only usable with today's technologies.
kingrashi_1
kingrashi_1 8 місяців тому
It’s “your” best rocket on earth
Ai Io
Ai Io 7 місяців тому
Boeing and Airbus: we are working on hypersonic planes. SpaceX:
itchyvet
itchyvet 3 місяці тому
What, you would place trust in a Boeing contraption ???
Tom Board
Tom Board 8 місяців тому
I had no idea there were so many aerospace engineers that follow this channel. For those that want to criticize SpaceX would you please do a favor and list your degrees and who you work for. It would make nodding blindly to your comments so much easier if you did.
pigslefats
pigslefats 8 місяців тому
@Admiral Soyuz Very valid point. Going into Iraq IMO was a bad idea but using Tom's reasoning the guy in the street should have had no say because either you needed a degree in political science, or you needed a law degree or you had to have attended West Point. It's just a way of trying to shut you up.
Admiral Soyuz
Admiral Soyuz 8 місяців тому
It's unhealthy ideas like this that give any sort of fandom a bad rep. You don't need a degree to criticize someone , even if they have a degree. Your argument may be less valid but your criticism is still allowed.
Tom Board
Tom Board 8 місяців тому
@pigslefats As Bezos put it? The guy developed 2-day shipping, that's it. We have people on submarines that stay underwater for over 6 months at a time. There are permanent bases in Antartica. The ISS has been orbiting the Earth for decades. All those environments are not conducive to human existence. You are saying because it hasn't happened that it can't. That's only part of what you're saying. You are a leftist and have therefore been trained to say that anything Elon Musk is bad. You really don't know why but that's what you're told.
pigslefats
pigslefats 8 місяців тому
Oh Musk will get a human to Mars. He has no intention of building a colony. People are ignoring the elephant in the room. They think 'we are going to Mars' And... Mars is totally unsuitable to human existence. Our bodies are a product of living on Earth for potentially hundreds of thousands of years. Just Mars gravity will result in all kinds of physical ailments. Never mind radiation sickness. Never mind that they will be living in smelly little capsules for years. If people can't hack COVID restrictions how do you think they will handle Mars? As Bezos put it-Living atop Everest will be paradise compared to Mars. It's amazing how many people have bought into the hype of Musk-the saviour of mankind!
Steve Austin
Steve Austin 8 місяців тому
Well, we are still in the early testing days with Starship. There are significant hurdles to still overcome. Don't get me wrong, Starship is an amazing craft, but it is in the early test phases right now. And Musk has a history of overly ambitious targets. That is not a bad thing as it pushes SpaceX to excel, but it also doesn't mean that they will definitely make those targets either. Will Starship get near Musk's target of multiple daily flights? Who knows, but getting the turn around time down to a week would be a huge jump in reusability. The fastest Falcon 9 turn around is 27 days so far. Will Starship get down to $2M per launch? Who knows, but getting down to the same $50M advertised price for a reused Falcon 9 B5 would be a huge jump in cost reduction to space. Will SN20 launch to orbit in July atop BN3? Possibly not, as July 31st 2021 is only 84 days away from today (May 9th) and they are still building the Integration Tower and launch table for the orbital launch pad in Boca Chica. Most space watchers think that they will make a Starship orbital attempt by the end of the year and maybe before SLS on Nov 4th 2021. Musk has said that he expects the first few returns from orbit for a Starship to not be successful. As for Starship RUDs, NASA, the experts, like the robust test program. From the HLS Option A Source Selection Statement. "Finally, within Technical Area of Focus 7, Approach to Early Systems Demonstrations, I agree with the SEP’s assignment of a significant strength for SpaceX’s robust early system demonstration ground and flight system campaign, which focuses on the highest risk aspects of its proposed architecture. This will allow SpaceX to isolate and address performance and operational issues early in its development cycle, which will meaningfully inform the maturation of its capability and increase overall confidence in its performance abilities." www.nasa.gov/sites/default/files/atoms/files/option-a-source-selection-statement-final.pdf Per the Statement above, SpaceX's Lunar Starship won the Option A contract on merit AND price.
Keith Howard
Keith Howard 2 місяці тому
Okay, It might be a great spacecraft. It might not. Let us remember its never really been used yet. And please stop calling it a starship as it will never leave this solar system and never visit another star.
EXPRESS SHIRTSELF
EXPRESS SHIRTSELF 8 місяців тому
*SO, would the pilots/astronauts flying the rocket be named...Starship Troopers?*
iloveplayingpr
iloveplayingpr 6 місяців тому
I hope I'm still alive to see humanity walk on mars.
aminu aidara
aminu aidara 6 місяців тому
They're just Westin money on the desert it would be better for them to spend all that money on this our beautiful planet Earth try to fix it and stop doing everything to destroy it because that is exactly what they're doing everything to destroy this planet and looking for a home that don't exist
Tillmann
Tillmann 6 місяців тому
lol
daniel sempy
daniel sempy 8 місяців тому
nice tutorial. keep up
Gift of Life
Gift of Life 7 місяців тому
Starship Landing All planes on earth land horizontally on TRIPODS, regardless of length of fuselage or weight from super light piper cubs to jumbo jets to military carrier planes that transport heavy battle tanks to HARRIER jets and F35 fighter planes that do vertical take off and landing. Why do planes land HORIZONTALLY on TRIPODS? It's the safest regardless of how smooth or bumpy the landing may be. AND, consider how tall the Starship is, AND how top heavy with its payload of 100 metric tons - where is the center of gravity? A little tilt, like the lunar lander of Apollo 15 in 1971 - the Starship could topple down. WHAT GUARANTEE have you people that the landing site will be truly flat and sturdy and strong enough to support the FULL WEIGHT of Starship PLUS PAYLOAD. AND YOU'LL BE LANDING A THOUSAND STARSHIPS ON MARS VERTICALLY?!? HOW SURE ARE YOU THAT EVERY SINGLE ONE OF THEM WON'T TILT. SOFT SOIL OR BLOWING WIND ON A SHIP WITH A LITTLE TILT COULD FALL DOWN.
Osprey Au
Osprey Au 7 місяців тому
The starships themselves also have alot of cargo mid to rear bound. Where as a large portion of the nose is just air. Space for people to occupy. The starship faces the same reasoning as the super heavies.
Osprey Au
Osprey Au 7 місяців тому
Actually when the Super Heavies land. They're almost empty on fuel. That means the only weight outside of structural is their engines. Making them rather bottom heavy tubes. The aerodynamic draw backs of imposing landing gear on the side of the pod, and the used space doing so, heavily outweighs the implications of using a few extra lines of code, and the objects cog.
Edward Alonso
Edward Alonso 6 місяців тому
AWESOME and Very Impresive I have to say!
M Gecko
M Gecko 6 місяців тому
Very impressive animation of one man fantasies that will never come through
Darius Robbins
Darius Robbins 7 місяців тому
The only problem with depending only on Mars 🔴 to save the human race is, Mars is terribly small. It's only a bit larger than The Moon. We need to be doing whatever we can to colonize The Moon as well.
Malcolm Sutherland
Malcolm Sutherland 7 місяців тому
You clearly don’t have a good general knowledge on this topic
CodeAtlas
CodeAtlas 7 місяців тому
Elon already said he wanted to make a base on both.
KENNETH WILLIAMS
KENNETH WILLIAMS 6 місяців тому
This idea that some how humans won't carry , covetousness, lust, gluttony, envy, anger, and sloth to Mars with them is just naive. All the same sins that have brought destruction and pain upon or brothers on Earth will continue to divide us on other world's.
Alex Nava
Alex Nava 7 місяців тому
Imagine your from mars and you see human invades in hundreds of starships
ImpaledBerry
ImpaledBerry 7 місяців тому
I wonder how scary that'll be
Raeed Brown
Raeed Brown 7 місяців тому
I was happy when it passed negative pressure test
beautifulcrazy
beautifulcrazy 7 місяців тому
Amazing is all I can say
Sidereus Nuncius
Sidereus Nuncius 7 місяців тому
The best Starcraft is made by Blizzard.
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