Elon Musk says SpaceX will try launching a Mars rocket prototype on Tuesday. Here's what we know about Starhopper's big 'hover' test in south Texas.

SpaceX recently built a stout and shiny rocket ship calledStarhopper near Boca Chica Village, Texas. The vehicle is a crude prototype for a much larger…

Read More Elon Musk says SpaceX will try launching a Mars rocket prototype on Tuesday. Here's what we know about Starhopper's big 'hover' test in south Texas.

Elon Musk is building SpaceX's Mars rockets in a tiny Texas hamlet. But getting them off the ground there may be harder than he imagined.

SpaceX, Elon Musk’s rocket company, has been developing a launch site in South Texas since 2014. The facility surrounds a small community calledBoca Chica Village.…

Read More Elon Musk is building SpaceX's Mars rockets in a tiny Texas hamlet. But getting them off the ground there may be harder than he imagined.