Gallery: SpaceX's new stainless-steel "Starship" rocket
Starship will be the most powerful rocket in history, capable of carrying humans to the Moon, Mars, and beyond.
A prototype of SpaceX's Starship spacecraft is seen at the company's Texas launch facility in Boca Chica near Brownsville. Starship rocket is 5.5 times taller than SpaceX's first rocket, the Falcon 1. The Starship spacecraft is a massive vehicle meant to take people to the Moon, Mars, and beyond. Ultimately, Starship will carry as many as 100 people on long-duration, interplanetary flights. Starship will provide affordable delivery of significant quantities of cargo and people, essential for building Moon bases and Mars cities SpaceX is building Starship vehicles in both Boca Chica and Cape Canaveral, Florida. Starship halves being joined. Three Raptors on a Starship. Starship at the launch facility in Cameron County, Texas. Starship's powerful Raptor engine.