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Watch: Why SpaceX Built A Stainless Steel Starship

in Science, Technology, and Social Media, Syndicated Posts

February 10, 2019

Despite advances in materials over the past 70 years, SpaceX chose stainless steel for the Starhopper rocket. Many modern rockets use aluminum alloys in construction so why did SpaceX choose the heavier material? YouTube channel Real Engineering takes a shot at explaining the logic behind the decision.