Starship

SpaceX installs Super Heavy booster on launch mount with giant robot arms

SpaceX has transported the most powerful rocket booster ever assembled to its Starbase orbital launch site (OLS) and used giant…

6 days ago

SpaceX begins stacking Florida Starship launch tower

SpaceX has begun stacking Starship's first Florida launch tower. Less than half a year after the company restarted work on…

1 week ago

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 considers second Crew Dragon launch pad to reduce risk from Starship

Reuters reports that SpaceX has proposed modifying a second Florida launch pad to support Crew Dragon missions after NASA raised…

2 weeks ago

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk claims Starship will be ready for first orbital launch in July

CEO Elon Musk claims that SpaceX could be ready to attempt Starship's first orbital launch as early as July. While…

2 weeks 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 preparing giant crane to assemble Starship’s first Florida launch tower

SpaceX has begun staging and assembling parts of a giant crane it will soon need to stack Starship's first East…

3 weeks ago

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk teases next-gen Starlink satellites, Starship factories

CEO Elon Musk has shared a slideshow from a recent SpaceX all-hands meeting, revealing the company's current priorities, sources of…

4 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 making good progress towards Super Heavy static fire campaign

SpaceX appears to be making great progress towards the start of its first full Super Heavy static fire campaign, building…

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 CEO Elon Musk reveals next-generation Starlink satellite details

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has revealed the first technical details about the company's next-generation Starlink 'Gen2' satellite design, confirming that…

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 begins installing new ‘Raptor 2’ engines on Super Heavy booster

SpaceX has begun installing new 'Raptor 2' engines on Super Heavy Booster 7 after the prototype completed a range of…

1 month ago

SpaceX’s repaired Starship booster survives back-to-back cryoproof tests

SpaceX's upgraded Starship booster has completed a second and third cryogenic proof test in rapid succession after undergoing repairs to…

2 months 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