Elon Musk Released A Photo Of His Latest Rocket, And It Already Delivers On His Promise Of Looking Like Liquid Silver

Elson Musk has described Starship as a ‘Tintin’ rocket, referring to the 20th-century Belgian comics series.

An illustration of SpaceX's

Elon Musk on Thursday night tweeted an image of an experimental rocket meant to help him get to Mars. The so-called test hopper will not enter orbit when it launches in the coming weeks but is instead meant to inform how SpaceX works toward a full-scale prototype of the Mars Starship. Musk has described Starship as a "Tintin" rocket, referring to the 20th-century Belgian comics series.

Elon Musk has published a photo of an experimental rocket meant to help him achieve his mission of conquering Mars.

After teasing the spaceship earlier this month, Musk posted a picture of the vehicle - dubbed the "test hopper" - in real life on Friday from SpaceX's facility in Boca Chica, Texas.