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Where does SpaceX get its rocket fuel?

As aerospace manufacturer and space transportation services and communications company SpaceX continues to develop reusable rockets, the cost of fuel will become more and more important.

This video looks at how SpaceX sources and transports rocket fuel to its test site in Boca Chica, Texas for use on the Starship rocket.

Using Starship, SpaceX wants to take humans to Mars in a sustainable way, to set up bases and begin colonising the planet. But it takes an enormous amount of energy to get to and from Mars; if the fuel could be produced while on the planet, it would cut the overall cost massively.

View the original video here.

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