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Watch: Why SpaceX Built A Stainless Steel Starship

Despite advances in materials over the past 70 years, SpaceX chose stainless steel for the Starhopper rocket. Many modern rockets use aluminum alloys in construction so why did SpaceX choose the heavier material? YouTube channel Real Engineering takes a shot at explaining the logic behind the decision.

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About Duncan Idaho

Duncan is a science and technology reporter for CDN and serves as the lead geek correspondent. Follow him if you like rockets, mobile tech, video games or ... just about anything nerdy.
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