Starship

SpaceX Starship test tank survives first two nights of stress testing

SpaceX's newest Starship test tank has survived the first two nights of stress testing, pushing the steel tank one step…

SpaceX’s first high-altitude Starship a week away from completion, says Elon Musk

CEO Elon Musk says that SpaceX's first high-altitude Starship prototype - built entirely out of a new steel alloy -…

SpaceX Starship test tank set for destructive finale after ‘cryo proof’

SpaceX's fourth Starship test tank is set for a destructive finale after completing a "cryo proof" pressure test on Thursday.…

SpaceX Starship factory overflowing with new and flight-proven rockets

After a relatively relaxed period of production and testing, SpaceX's South Texas Starship factory is practically overflowing with new and…

SpaceX’s second flight-proven Starship makes way for next ‘test tank’

Four days after the rocket's hop debut, SpaceX has safely returned its second flight-proven Starship prototype to an assembly building…

SpaceX soars with flawless Starship hop, Starlink launch five hours apart

SpaceX has successfully launched a Falcon 9 rocket with 60 Starlink satellites and hopped a Starship prototype just five hours…

SpaceX gears up for back-to-back Starlink launch, Starship hop [webcast]

Barring delays, SpaceX plans to launch a new batch of Starlink satellites and hop a Starship prototype for the second…

SpaceX Starship test plans solidify after bad weather delays hop

Around the same time SpaceX was preparing for its 100th Falcon rocket launch, bad Texas weather forced the company to…

SpaceX Super Heavy booster assembly to start “this week,” says Elon Musk

CEO Elon Musk says that SpaceX is on track to begin fabricating Starship's first Super Heavy booster prototype later "this…

SpaceX eyes two Falcon 9 launches and a Starship hop in three days (Update: one day!)

Update: In a surprise twist, SpaceX has confirmed plans to launch SAOCOM 1B, Starlink-11, and hop Starship SN6 in less…

SpaceX kicks off orbital Starship launch pad construction in Texas

CEO Elon Musk has confirmed that SpaceX is already well into the process of building an orbital-class Starship launch pad…

SpaceX’s second Starship hop imminent after Raptor static fire test

SpaceX has successfully fired up a new Starship prototype's Raptor engine, putting the company on track for its second Starship…

SpaceX installs Starship Raptor engine, moves next test forward as storms near

SpaceX has installed a Raptor engine on its sixth Starship prototype in preparation for a static fire test that is…

SpaceX Starlink, Starship programs crush funding goals, raise $2 billion

On the heels of a successful ~$350 million fundraising round, SpaceX has crushed its own expectations of a second, far…

SpaceX crushes rocket engine world record during Raptor test

CEO Elon Musk has revealed that SpaceX crushed a global rocketry record during a recent Raptor engine test, pushing the…

SpaceX’s next Starship hop a step closer after ‘cryo proof’ test

SpaceX appears to have successfully completed one of three major tests standing between a new Starship prototype and the rocket's…

SpaceX installs orbital Starship heat shield prototype with robots

SpaceX has begun large-scale Starship heat shield installation tests with the help of robots delivered last month in a sign…

SpaceX rolls next Starship prototype to the launch pad

SpaceX's sixth full-scale Starship prototype has rolled from its Boca Chica, Texas factory to a nearby launch pad in a…

SpaceX Starship prototypes swap places for next hop test

SpaceX is swapping two almost identical Starships to allow for the first flight-proven prototype to be repaired while wasting no…

SpaceX is hiring a Spaceport resort developer for its Texas rocket factory

SpaceX has big plans to ferry travelers to Mars in the near future, and part of that venture looks to…