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SpaceX installs booster on launch pad, stacks orbital Starship to full height

Hours after SpaceX outfitted the first orbital Starship prototype with all six of its Raptor engines, the company has installed…

Elon Musk’s Starlink satellite internet service now has about 90k users worldwide

During a call with Federal Communications Commission (FCC) officials last month, SpaceX revealed that its satellite internet service, Starlink, now…

SpaceX reveals first orbital Starship with six Raptor engines

CEO Elon Musk has published a photo showing six Raptors - including three vacuum-optimized engines - installed on a Starship…

SpaceX’s NASA Starship contract prevails over frivolous Blue Origin, Dynetics protests

The US Government Accountability Office (GAO) has thrown out frivolous protests filed by Blue Origin and Dynetics after NASA awarded…

SpaceX installs more than two dozen Super Heavy Raptor engines in one night

In a virtually unprecedented feat of engineering and rocketry, SpaceX appears to have installed a full 29 Raptor engines on…

SpaceX outfits first orbital-class Starship booster with grid fins, Raptor engines

In the space of two days, SpaceX has outfitted Starship's first orbital-class Super Heavy booster with four car-sized grid fins,…

SpaceX is building Starship’s first orbital-class booster at a breakneck pace

Within the last week, SpaceX's South Texas Starship factory appears to have kicked things into high gear and are now…

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk reveals the heart of Starship’s Super Heavy booster

CEO Elon Musk has revealed the first glimpse of the most complex, important, and unproven part of Starship's record-breaking Super…

SpaceX shifts South Texas focus to Starship’s orbital launch pad

Highlighted by a Wednesday jam-packed with important milestones, SpaceX appears to be shifting its focus in South Texas to the…

SpaceX schedules first West Coast Starlink launch after a quiet July

Spaceflight Now reports that SpaceX has scheduled Starlink's West Coast launch debut no earlier than August 10th, a mission that…

SpaceX Starship launch tower stacked to full height ahead of ‘Mechazilla’ transformation

Update: After an aborted attempt on Tuesday, SpaceX has successfully installed the ninth and final section of Starship's South Texas…

SpaceX just finished Starship’s 100th Raptor engine

SpaceX says its Hawthorne, California rocket factory and headquarters has completed the assembly of Starship and Super Heavy's 100th Raptor…

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk reveals Starship factory upgrade plans

CEO Elon Musk says that SpaceX is about to begin the construction of "a much larger high bay" adjacent to…

SpaceX Falcon Heavy to launch NASA ocean moon explorer, saving the US billions

In a move that's likely to save the US taxpayer several billion dollars over the next few years, NASA has…

Elon Musk’s Starlink provides free internet in West German areas ravaged by floods

A week after Germany was hit by devastating floods that released two months’ worth of rainfall in just two days,…

SpaceX’s fourth Falcon booster delivery this year hints at rare production uptick

For at least the fourth time in 2021, SpaceX has shipped a new Falcon booster from its Hawthorne, California headquarters…

SpaceX Crew Dragon switches ports to make room for Boeing’s Starliner do-over

Update: For the second time, a SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft has successfully swapped International Space Station (ISS) docking ports in…

Blue Origin launches first suborbital tourists after six years and 15 test flights

More than six years after New Shepard's first test flight and nine years after a pad abort featuring a prototype…

SpaceX Super Heavy booster aces static fire test on the first try

CEO Elon Musk says that SpaceX has successfully fired up Super Heavy - the largest rocket booster in the world…

SpaceX tops off Starship launch tower during Blue Origin crew launch briefing

On Sunday morning, SpaceX began the process of installing the last prefabricated section of Starship's skyscraper-sized 'launch tower' around the…