Super Heavy

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 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 begins stress-testing upgraded Super Heavy booster

In a what is likely a prelude to engine installation, SpaceX has begun stress-testing an upgraded Super Heavy booster prototype.…

SpaceX’s upgraded Super Heavy booster sails through first major test

SpaceX's first upgraded 33-engine Super Heavy booster appears to have passed a crucial test with surprising ease, boding well for…

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 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’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 ‘destacks’ Starship and Super Heavy: what’s next?

On February 14th, a bit less than four days after the giant rocket was used as a backdrop for CEO…

SpaceX preparing the ultimate backdrop for Elon Musk’s Starship update

For the third time, SpaceX has installed Super Heavy Booster 4 (B4) on Starbase's lone orbital launch mount, kicking off…

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk promises long-awaited Starship update next week

While running behind schedule in classic fashion, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk says he'll present the first big Starship program update…

SpaceX rocket catch simulation raises more questions about concept

CEO Elon Musk has published the first official visualization of what SpaceX's plans to catch Super Heavy boosters might look…

SpaceX fully installs Super Heavy booster’s ‘aerocovers’

For the first time, SpaceX has more or less installed a full set of 'aerocovers' on a Super Heavy booster…

SpaceX begins testing first flightworthy Super Heavy booster

More than three months after the building-sized Starship booster's latest return to Starbase's orbital launch site, SpaceX has finally begun…

SpaceX installs Starship booster on orbital launch mount for the third time

After several signs of imminent activity on Sunday, SpaceX has installed Super Heavy Booster 4 (B4) on Starbase's lone 'orbital…

SpaceX rolls Super Heavy booster to orbital launch mount

For the third time in four months, SpaceX has rolled the first potentially flightworthy Super Heavy booster towards Starbase's orbital…

SpaceX putting the finishing touches on Starship’s orbital launch pad

SpaceX appears to have begun tying up a number of loose ends at Starship's first orbital launch site, potentially setting…