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High winds blow over SpaceX rocket at Boca Chica Beach facility

Starship prototype being constructed earlier this month. (Source: KGBT Photo)

SpaceX’s new rocket that was under assembly at their South Texas station at Boca Chica Beach fell over due to the high winds.

SpaceX’s CEO, Elon Musk confirmed on Twitter on Wednesday morning that their Starship prototype fell to the ground.

In the tweet, he confirmed that, “50 mile per hour winds broke the mooring blocks late last (Tuesday) night and the fairing was blown over.”

Musk went on to say that, “will take a few weeks to repair.”

The Gulf Coast Eye CBS 4 Eye in the Sky caught the vehicle under construction earlier this month.


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