BOCA CHICA, Texas – SpaceX was to have launched its first full-scale Super Heavy booster and Starship rocket from Starbase, the company’s development and test facility at Boca Chica Beach, Texas. 

However, due to a technical issue, the rocket, the largest built in human history, was not launched. The company hopes to launch it in the next couple of days.

On Friday, the Federal Aviation Administration issued a license to SpaceX to launch the first orbital test of Starship. 

Editor’s Note: Click here to watch SpaceX’s explanation of the delay on YouTube.

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