Super Heavy

SpaceX’s first orbital Starship launch “highly likely” in November, says Elon Musk

CEO Elon Musk says that it's "highly likely" SpaceX will be ready to attempt its first orbital Starship launch in…

SpaceX breaks Starship test record, rolls next booster to launch pad

SpaceX has completed a record-breaking test of a Starship booster and rolled a newer Super Heavy prototype to the launch…

SpaceX preps Starship, Super Heavy for another week of Raptor testing

SpaceX continues to work around the clock to prepare its latest Starship and Super Heavy booster prototypes for another week…

SpaceX Starship booster heads to launch pad for the fifth time

For the fifth time in five months, SpaceX has transported its most advanced Starship booster prototype from the Starbase factory…

SpaceX fires up Starship and Super Heavy booster hours apart

SpaceX appears to have successfully fired up a Starship and Super Heavy booster hours apart, testing a total of three…

SpaceX fires up Starship booster at orbital launch pad

For the first time, SpaceX has static fired a Starship booster at its South Texas orbital launch pad, marking important…

SpaceX Super Heavy tank prototype survives crush testing

A tank prototype similar to SpaceX's next-generation Super Heavy rocket booster has survived a series of tests that repeatedly attempted…

Fireball sends SpaceX Super Heavy booster back to the factory

SpaceX has returned an upgraded Super Heavy booster to the factory after an unexpected explosion and fireball caused "minor" damage…

SpaceX wants to attempt Starship booster catch during first orbital launch

An updated document submitted by SpaceX to the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has revealed details about the company's plan…

SpaceX outfits Starship, Super Heavy with dozens of Raptor engines

New photos shared by SpaceX show that the company has nearly finished installing a total of 39 upgraded Raptor engines…

SpaceX installs Super Heavy booster on launch mount with giant robot arms

SpaceX has transported the most powerful rocket booster ever assembled to its Starbase orbital launch site (OLS) and used giant…

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 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…