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Here’s What SpaceX’s Massive New Floating Spaceport Look Like Up Close – Futurism

They’re huge.



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Deimos and Phobos
SpaceX has bought two huge oil rigs to convert into floating spaceports for its Mars-bound Starship spacecraft. Named Phobos and Deimos, after the two Martian moons, SpaceX intends the massive structures to support super heavy lift launches.
Thanks to recently captured photos, now we get to see the enormous scale of the two rigs.
Shrouded in mist off the port of Pascagoula, Mississippi, Phobos stands out like a sore thumb. The derrick, the tower of steel meant to hold the rigs…

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