CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) – SpaceX has finally launched and successfully landed its futuristic Starship.

The full-scale, stainless steel, bullet-shaped rocketship blasted off from Boca Chica at the southeastern tip of Texas on Wednesday in the company’s latest test flight.

It soared more than 6 miles, before flipping and descending horizontally.

It then went vertical again just in time for touchdown.

A fire at the base of the rocket quickly was extinguished, and the rocket remained standing.

It was the fifth high-altitude test flight of the rocketship that SpaceX’s Elon Musk plans to use to land astronauts on the moon and send people to Mars.

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