Starship

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…

SpaceX installs two Starship wings ahead of Elon Musk’s Saturday update

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk is just six days away from giving an updated Starship presentation and the company is working…

Billionaire resigns CEO role to pay, train for SpaceX’s first crewed Starship Moon launch

Eccentric Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa -- known for collecting modern art and founding online fashion retailer Zozo -- has stepped…

SpaceX prepares to break ground on Starship launch facilities at Pad 39A

As of September 14th, SpaceX is nearly ready to break ground on what will likely be the first orbital-class Starship…

SpaceX wants to move Starship Mk2 to one of its Florida launch pads later this month

According to documents filed with local city and transportation authorities in recent months and cataloged by a few local news…

SpaceX ‘tops off’ its South Texas Starship prototype with one final steel dome

On September 14th, South Texas SpaceX technicians lifted Starship Mk1's third and final tank dome and began to attach it…

SpaceX files Starship flight debut paperwork, preps for launch pad upgrades

On September 9th, the first signs of SpaceX planning for Starship Mk1's South Texas launch debut appeared in the form…

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk says Starship pad abort capabilities could come sooner than later

Despite a number of technical hurdles, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk believes that the company's next-generation Starship spacecraft could eventually be…

SpaceX tests ceramic Starship heat shield tiles on Starhopper’s final flight test

Although it flew under the radar in the heat of the moment, SpaceX's final Starhopper test flight - completed on…

SpaceX’s Starship, Florida Space Coast make it through Hurricane Dorian unscathed

With Hurricane Dorian's central Florida rendezvous essentially over, it's safe to say that SpaceX's Starship facilities and Florida's Space Coast…

SpaceX acquires new photos of Starship landing sites with Mars-orbiting NASA satellite

SpaceX has reaffirmed its prioritization of the Arcadia Planitia - a low Martian plain - and adjacent areas as some…

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk teases Starship flight debut details, reveals presentation date

Speaking on August 28th, CEO Elon Musk says that SpaceX's first Starship flight test(s) could occur as early as October…