Starship

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…

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…

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…

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.…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

SpaceX smashes Falcon 9 booster turnaround record

SpaceX has successfully launched and landed the same Falcon 9 booster twice in three weeks, smashing the current record for…

SpaceX rapidly shipping upgraded Raptor engines to Starbase

SpaceX appears to have opened the floodgates and begun shipping upgraded 'Raptor V2' engines to Starbase en masse in preparation…

SpaceX’s upgraded Starship factory begins to take shape in South Texas

After a few months of foundation work, SpaceX has begun assembling the first section of a vast new Starship manufacturing…

SpaceX rapidly constructing Starship’s first Florida launch pad and tower

After restarting work on the project a few months ago, SpaceX appears to have gotten back up to speed and…

SpaceX rolls upgraded Super Heavy booster to the launch pad

SpaceX has begun transporting an upgraded Super Heavy booster to its South Texas launch facilities, where the rocket will likely…

SpaceX to end Crew Dragon capsule production as Starship’s shadow grows

Reuters reports that SpaceX has begun to shut down Crew Dragon capsule production after assembling a fleet of four reusable…

NASA contracts SpaceX for a second crewed Starship Moon landing

NASA says it exercised a contract option to purchase a second crewed Starship Moon landing from SpaceX. Aside from its…

SpaceX’s Starbase environmental review suffers third delay

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has announced that the completion of a crucial 'environmental assessment' SpaceX needs to begin orbital-class…

SpaceX outfits Starship prototype with unique Starlink satellite dispenser

After several weeks of work and occasional glimpses of the hardware and installation process, it's now clear that SpaceX has…

SpaceX frees up orbital launch site for upgraded Super Heavy booster

After 'destacking' Starship S20, SpaceX has officially removed Super Heavy Booster B4 from Starbase's lone orbital launch mount - and…