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Musk also shared a few more details on the rocket in a follow-up tweet : "This is for suborbital VTOL [vertical take-off and landing] tests. Orbital version is smaller, has thicker skins (a wrinkle) and a smooth curving nose section. ”Those suborbital VTOL tests could take place as soon as February, according to Musk. Starship in Action
Once these tests are complete, SpaceX has many plans for Starship
Once these tests are complete, SpaceX has many plans for StarshipThat could happen in orbital version. .