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SpaceX Starship prototype blows its top

SpaceX Starship prototype blows its top

Science
SpaceX's Starship rocket prototype experienced a major failure during pressurisation testing on Wednesday.A video from the scene in Texas showed the top part of the vehicle rupture.Cryogenic propellants that were being loaded at the time dispersed across the Boca Chica facility in a huge cloud.The US company bills Starship as an all-purpose transportation system of the future. It will be used to ferry people and cargo off Earth, and to destinations around the globe.The Mk-1 prototype was due to begin practice flights to an altitude of 20km in the coming weeks. In a tweet, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk said that could no longer happen and the ship would be retired.Development work is already being directed at another prototype, labelled th...
Amir Khan vs Billy Dib RESULT: Brit blows smaller man away with fourth-round knockout, calls out Manny Pacquiao

Amir Khan vs Billy Dib RESULT: Brit blows smaller man away with fourth-round knockout, calls out Manny Pacquiao

Sports
TOO STRONG It was a simple night's work for Khan Amir Khan floored Billy Dib twice to secure a fourth-round knockout on Friday night in Saudi Arabia. The Brit made his physical attributes tell against his overmatched, undersized, late-replacement opponent and put him away without any trouble. Getty The performance echoed Khan’s comeback win over Phil Lo Greco last year In the opening round, the size difference between the pair was blatant as super-featherweight Dib jumped up 17lbs to face welterweight Khan on short notice. Although nothing hugely significant landed from either man, it seemed to be only a matter of time. Come the second, this theory proved true as the Brit decked the Australian with a big left hook. Dib survived the