Starship

SpaceX Starship prototype kicks off gauntlet of tests for the fifth time

Hours after a successful Falcon 9 launch, a SpaceX Starship prototype has kicked off a challenging gauntlet of tests for…

SpaceX Starship event expected this September, says Elon Musk

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has implied that he will continue the tradition of annual Starship update events later this year,…

SpaceX transports fifth Starship prototype to the launch pad

SpaceX has at long last transported its fifth full-scale Starship prototype to a nearby launch pad, kicking off a week…

SpaceX blows up Starship tank to test new metal alloy

SpaceX has destroyed the third Starship 'test tank' prototype since it began building and testing the stout steel structures earlier…

SpaceX Starlink antennas spied at Starship factory for the first time ever

SpaceX's mysterious Starlink 'user terminals' have been spotted in public for the first time ever at the company's South Texas…

SpaceX set to finish three Starship prototypes in the same month

SpaceX appears to be on track to complete its third Starship prototype in a month just days after the company…

SpaceX Starship will need fleet of ocean spaceports, says Elon Musk

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk says that the company is going to build multiple massive "floating spaceports" to enable Starship launches…

SpaceX’s Starship program returns to its roots with a new rocket ‘test tank’

SpaceX's Starship rocket development program has returned to its early-2020 roots as teams work to assemble the first new 'test…

SpaceX’s Starship Super Heavy booster needs a custom assembly tower

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has confirmed that Starship's Super Heavy rocket booster will get its own tower-like vehicle assembly building…

SpaceX’s orbital Starship launch debut could still happen this year

Despite the spectacular demise of a full-scale prototype just days ago, a senior SpaceX engineer and executive believes that Starship…

SpaceX’s Starship explosion explained by Elon Musk

Shortly after a briefing following SpaceX's flawless astronaut launch debut, CEO Elon Musk casually revealed the best explanation yet for…

SpaceX raises more than half a billion dollars for Starship, Starlink programs

In the last three months, SpaceX has managed to raise more than half a billion dollars from private investors, money…

SpaceX fires up Starship’s Raptor engine hours before huge regulatory milestone

SpaceX has fired up the same full-scale Starship rocket for the fourth time, igniting its Raptor engine less than an…

SpaceX Starship stacked with ballast for hop test debut

SpaceX has installed a custom-built ballast atop its fourth full-scale Starship prototype, a sign that the company is rapidly approaching…

SpaceX’s Starship factory is churning out steel rockets faster than ever

SpaceX's South Texas Starship factory is churning out steel rocket hardware faster than ever before according to photos of yet…

SpaceX’s first Starship hop on hold for historic Crew Dragon astronaut launch

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk says that he's "redirected SpaceX's priorities" to be almost entirely focused on Crew Dragon's imminent astronaut…

SpaceX Starship prototype charred but intact after catching fire [photos]

SpaceX teams have finally safed the fourth full-scale Starship prototype nearly two days after a Raptor engine test caught it…

SpaceX Starship rocket set to reach full height for the second time ever

A SpaceX Starship prototype is on track to become the first to reach its full, operational height in a permanent…

SpaceX Starship prototype in limbo after engine test lights rocket on fire

The fate of SpaceX's fourth full-scale Starship prototype appears to be in limbo after a third (seemingly successful) engine ignition…

SpaceX Starship rocket catches fire during third Raptor engine test

SpaceX appears to have successfully fired up its fourth full-scale Starship prototype for the third time, although the Raptor engine…