Starship

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…

SpaceX destacks “420” Starship, Super Heavy pair for the third time

Update: Shortly before SpaceX CEO Elon Musk revealed that Super Heavy booster B4 and Starship S20 are no longer assigned…

SpaceX tests fully stacked Starship rocket for the first time

After rapidly stacking Ship 20 and Booster 4 the evening prior, SpaceX appears to have begun testing a fully stacked…

SpaceX rapidly stacks Starship and Super Heavy with ‘Mechazilla’

For the second time ever, SpaceX has used Starbase's 'Mechazilla' tower and arms to stack a Starship upper stage on…

SpaceX preparing for third Starship ‘full stack’

SpaceX appears to be preparing Starship 20 and Super Heavy Booster 4 for their third 'full stack' demonstration after two…

SpaceX’s first 33-engine Super Heavy booster reaches full height

Approximately 11 weeks after the process began, SpaceX has finished stacking its newest Super Heavy booster prototype - the first…

SpaceX upgrading Starship noses and domes for easier assembly

While a separate team closes in on the completion of a new and improved Starship nosecone, SpaceX also appears to…

SpaceX’s South Texas Starship factory prepares for major upgrades

In what is probably a sign of things to come for SpaceX's nascent Florida Starship factory, the company's original Starbase…

SpaceX’s Starbase environmental review delayed another month

The FAA says that it will take at least another month to complete a crucial environmental review of orbital Starship…

SpaceX to send retired Starship to local Texas airport, says Elon Musk

In a brief Twitter exchange, the Brownsville/South Padre Island International Airport (BRO) appears to have talked SpaceX CEO Elon Musk…

SpaceX’s South Texas Starship factory has a new tallest building

Less than four months after construction began, the newest addition to SpaceX's South Texas Starship factory is now the facility's…

SpaceX preparing to assemble launch tower for Starship’s first Florida pad

SpaceX has slowly but surely begun the process of building Starship's first Florida launch pad - including preparations for the…