SpaceX unveil incredible Star Wars-inspired X-Wing rocket

Billionaire technologist Elon Musk's latest innovation wouldn't be out of place in a galaxy far, far away


Billionaire technologist and probable supervillain Elon Musk has shown off the latest upgrades to his fleet of commercial space rockets. And he’s drawn inspiration from a galaxy far, far away…


In a Twitter post, the CEO of SpaceX revealed a new steering technology for the company’s reusable rocket engines. The four small fins are designed to control the descent of their Falcon 9 rockets:

Yes, those are mobile landing platforms for spaceships, designed to move across the ocean on their own and catch falling rockets.

Impressive. Most impressive.