Starship

SpaceX’s fourth Starship prototype has begun to take shape in Florida

SpaceX's Florida Starship team appears to have taken the first step towards assembling Starship Mk4, the fourth full-scale prototype of…

SpaceX’s Starship Raptor Vacuum engine plans laid out by CEO Elon Musk

Elon Musk says that SpaceX Starship engine upgrades are on track to begin static fire tests of a Raptor Vacuum…

SpaceX Starship’s Raptor engine test facilities are about to get a big upgrade, says Elon Musk

According to CEO Elon Musk, SpaceX's Starship and Super Heavy rockets are about to get a new test stand that…

Elon Musk says SpaceX is still building a third drone ship – but is it for Falcon or Starship?

Unprovoked on October 9th, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk tweeted "A Shortfall of Gravitas" - the name of a third drone…

SpaceX wins NASA funds to build and test Starship’s orbital refueling technology

On September 27th, NASA announced a new round of Tipping Point funding worth a total of $43.2M that will be…

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk lays out Starship’s path to orbit with sights set on 2020 debut

Speaking on September 28th, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk sketched out a fairly detailed picture of Starship's path to orbit, from…

SpaceX to replace Falcon 9’s titanium grid fins with steel on Starship’s Super Heavy booster

Following a question on Twitter about how SpaceX intends to manufacture the truly massive grid fins shown in renders of…

NASA head calls out SpaceX CEO Elon Musk over Starship event in bizarre statement

Roughly 24 hours before SpaceX CEO Elon Musk was scheduled to present an update on the company's Starship launch vehicle…

SpaceX publishes dedicated Starship webpage after Elon Musk’s presentation

Shortly after CEO Elon Musk's 2019 presentation, SpaceX has published a new webpage dedicated to the next-generation Starship launch vehicle…

SpaceX is building Starship’s East Coast launch site at a breakneck pace

After breaking ground on September 21st, SpaceX and construction contractors are working at a breakneck pace to complete the modifications…

SpaceX envisions Starship-enabled cities on the Moon and Mars in new renders

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has revealed updated renders of conceptual Moon and Mars bases that may ultimately be made possible…

SpaceX debuts Starship’s new Super Heavy booster design

Speaking on Saturday night (Sept. 28th) at the base of the SpaceX's Starship Mk1 prototype in Boca Chica, Texas, CEO…

LIVESTREAM: SpaceX CEO Elon Musk to present Starship update, talk future of humanity

SpaceX is set to livestream CEO Elon Musk's annual Starship-focused presentation around 8 pm EDT (7 pm CDT), September 28,…

SpaceX’s Starship Mk1 halves mated to reach full stack height in Boca Chica, TX

SpaceX CEO, Elon Musk, debuted a fully stacked Starship Mk1 rocket on twitter ahead of an invite-only media event expected…

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk shows off Starship’s 3 Raptor engines in best photos yet

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has taken to Twitter to publish yet more photos of the company's Starship Mk1 rocket prototype,…

SpaceX’s Starship to grow in height as workers prepare to stack its top section

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has teased new details and posted several new photos of Starship Mk1, taken on September 25th…

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk explains how Starships will return from orbit

In the near future, SpaceX wants to begin putting its first two full-scale Starship prototypes through a series of increasingly…

SpaceX is installing Tesla battery packs on its Starship MK1 rocket prototype

First noticed by NASASpaceflight.com forum member "exilon", SpaceX appears to have selected off-the-shelf Tesla battery packs as the power storage…

SpaceX begins launch pad upgrades for Starship flight tests in Texas and Florida

Beneath the buzz of Starship Mk1's glamorous wing installation, SpaceX has begun installing new launch pad hardware meant to support…

SpaceX’s Starship Mk1 rocket already has three Raptors installed, says Elon Musk

In a few late-night tweets, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk offered a rare view inside the company's Boca Chica Starship fabrication…