Super Heavy

SpaceX’s orbital Starship gains a nose as East Coast prototype makes progress

On May 20th, SpaceX technicians successfully stacked a nosecone on top of the company's Boca Chica orbital Starship prototype. Simultaneously,…

SpaceX’s Starship, Starhopper prototypes continue slow and steady progress

The last few weeks of SpaceX's work on Starship and Starhopper prototypes has been marked by less visible progress relative…

SpaceX goes all-in on steel Starship, scraps expensive carbon fiber BFR tooling

In a wholly unforeseen turn of events, SpaceX has taken the extraordinary step of permanently scrapping both its Port of…

SpaceX will build and launch Starship/Super Heavy in Texas and Florida, says Musk

According to SpaceX CEO Elon Musk, the company has plans to both build and launch BFR's Starship upper stages and…

SpaceX’s first orbital Starship begins assembly as steel heat shield passes tests

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk says that the company's South Texas workforce has already begun to fabricate the first orbital-class Starship…

SpaceX job posts confirm Starship’s Super Heavy booster will be built in Texas

A duo¬†of SpaceX job postings at the company's South Texas facilities have confirmed that both Starship and Super Heavy "flight…

SpaceX’s first redesigned Raptor static fire paves the way for Starship’s hop test debut

After years of development, multiple prototypes constructed, and more than 1200 seconds of cumulative static fire testing at durations longer…