Starbase

SpaceX to attempt to crush Starship test tank

A week after rolling a different 'test tank' from its South Texas Starship factory to nearby launch and test facilities,…

1 week ago

SpaceX a big step closer to orbital Starship launches after passing FAA environmental review

SpaceX has secured environmental approval from the FAA and relevant federal, state, and local stakeholders to conduct orbital Starship launches…

2 weeks ago

SpaceX Starship prototype returns to factory after simulated Raptor testing

A SpaceX Starship prototype that could become the first to launch into space has returned to the company's Starbase rocket…

3 weeks ago

SpaceX rolls out Starship tank prototype to test upgraded domes

Several months after the first prototype was spotted floating around Starbase, SpaceX has finished assembling a tank designed to put…

3 weeks ago

SpaceX’s upgraded Starship passes first ‘cryoproof’ test after repairs

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk says an upgraded Starship prototype has passed its first cryogenic proof or 'cryoproof' test after undergoing…

4 weeks ago

SpaceX’s Starbase environmental review is inches from the finish line

Update: Just two days after the FAA's latest delay announcement, an online portal documenting SpaceX's Starbase environmental assessment progress has…

4 weeks ago

SpaceX repairing upgraded Starship prototype after first test

SpaceX workers have been spotted repairing the company's newest Starship prototype in the days after the rocket's first partial test.…

1 month ago

SpaceX rolls out first new Starship prototype in nine months

For the first time in more than nine months, SpaceX has rolled a new Starship prototype to its Starbase, Texas…

1 month ago

SpaceX President updates schedule for Starship’s orbital launch debut

SpaceX COO and President Gwynne Shotwell says that the company now expects Starbase to be ready for Starship's first orbital…

2 months ago

SpaceX Super Heavy booster returns to launch pad after major repairs

SpaceX has returned its newest Super Heavy to Starbase's orbital launch site (OLS) after rapidly repairing damage the booster suffered…

2 months ago

SpaceX rapidly shipping upgraded Raptor engines to Starbase

SpaceX appears to have opened the floodgates and begun shipping upgraded 'Raptor V2' engines to Starbase en masse in preparation…

2 months ago

SpaceX’s upgraded Starship factory begins to take shape in South Texas

After a few months of foundation work, SpaceX has begun assembling the first section of a vast new Starship manufacturing…

2 months ago

SpaceX begins stress-testing upgraded Super Heavy booster

In a what is likely a prelude to engine installation, SpaceX has begun stress-testing an upgraded Super Heavy booster prototype.…

3 months ago

SpaceX’s upgraded Super Heavy booster sails through first major test

SpaceX's first upgraded 33-engine Super Heavy booster appears to have passed a crucial test with surprising ease, boding well for…

3 months ago

SpaceX’s Starbase environmental review suffers third delay

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has announced that the completion of a crucial 'environmental assessment' SpaceX needs to begin orbital-class…

3 months ago

SpaceX frees up orbital launch site for upgraded Super Heavy booster

After 'destacking' Starship S20, SpaceX has officially removed Super Heavy Booster B4 from Starbase's lone orbital launch mount - and…

3 months ago

SpaceX Starbase facilities already taking advantage of new “Port Connector Road”

SpaceX's Starbase facilities appear to have immediately begun to take advantage of a brand new "South Port Connector Road" built…

4 months ago

SpaceX’s South Texas Starship factory prepares for major upgrades

In what is probably a sign of things to come for SpaceX's nascent Florida Starship factory, the company's original Starbase…

4 months ago

SpaceX’s Starbase environmental review delayed another month

The FAA says that it will take at least another month to complete a crucial environmental review of orbital Starship…

4 months ago

SpaceX to send retired Starship to local Texas airport, says Elon Musk

In a brief Twitter exchange, the Brownsville/South Padre Island International Airport (BRO) appears to have talked SpaceX CEO Elon Musk…

4 months ago