The American entrepreneur Elon Musk has given a further update on his Starship and Super Heavy rocket system.
He plans to use the new vehicles to send people to the Moon and Mars, and also to move them swiftly around the Earth.
The SpaceX CEO is in the process of building prototypes and plans to start flying them in the coming months.
The Mk1 version of his Starship would begin high-altitude tests in the next one to two months, he said.
“This is the most inspiring thing I’ve ever seen,” the entrepreneur told an audience gathered at the company’s Boca Chica, Texas, facility where the prototype has been assembled.
“So this thing is going to take off, fly to 65,000ft, about 20km, and come back and land. So that giant thing, it’s really going be pretty epic to see that thing take off and come back.”