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Mar 8, 2021

In Cryptic Tweet, Elon Musk Refers to Antimatter-Powered Rockets

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SpaceX’s Starship is powered by methane. Its Falcon 9 runs on highly refined kerosene known as RP-1.

But if a new tweet means anything, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk already has his eyes set on a much higher-tech rocket fuel: antimatter.

In a reply to a post about antimatter rockets — hypothetical spacecraft that would be powered by antimatter — Musk tweeted just two words: “Ultimately, yes.”

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  1. Tony says:

    Elon would be better off mastering elusive anti-gravity, that would take him around the universe.

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