Super Heavy

SpaceX Super Heavy ‘high bay’ construction begins in South Texas

After several weeks of preparations, SpaceX has begun assembling the massive 'high bay' it will use to stack and outfit…

SpaceX tweaks Starship's Super Heavy rocket booster as design continues to evolve

CEO Elon Musk says that SpaceX continues to evolve the design of its next-generation Starship spacecraft and Super Heavy rocket…

SpaceX Mars rocket factory in LA go for launch after cresting last big hurdle

SpaceX's revived plan for a California-based Mars rocket factory has officially been approved by the Los Angeles City Council, the…

SpaceX Starship factory eyes cutting-edge industry solutions for inspiration [updated]

Update: In a Twitter response to this article, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk says that the reality of things is unsurprisingly…

SpaceX resurrects California Starship factory plan just one year after abandoning it

Just nine months after scrapping temporary Starship facilities built at a Los Angeles port, the company has unexpectedly reconsidered that…

SpaceX prepares new Starship tank for explosive test after rapid construction

Over the last few weeks, SpaceX's South Texas Starship team has been making progress at a pace unprecedented even for…

SpaceX's Texas Starship factory set to receive more parts from Florida

After successfully delivering Starship hardware and manufacturing tools to SpaceX's Boca Chica, Texas rocket factory and launch facilities, the company…

SpaceX borrows Tesla's tent factory strategy for new Starship production HQ

Confirmed yesterday morning by CEO Elon Musk, SpaceX has copied Tesla's approach to factory expansion and is building a giant…

SpaceX's East Coast Starship launch pad is making some serious headway

Over the last few weeks, SpaceX's Florida Starship launch pad construction has made some major progress and the structure that…

SpaceX president teases Starship’s game-changing Starlink launch capabilities

SpaceX President and COO Gwynne Shotwell teased new information detailing the wealth of benefits that the next-generation Starship launch vehicle…

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk lays out Starship’s path to orbit with sights set on 2020 debut

Speaking on September 28th, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk sketched out a fairly detailed picture of Starship's path to orbit, from…

SpaceX to replace Falcon 9’s titanium grid fins with steel on Starship’s Super Heavy booster

Following a question on Twitter about how SpaceX intends to manufacture the truly massive grid fins shown in renders of…

SpaceX publishes dedicated Starship webpage after Elon Musk’s presentation

Shortly after CEO Elon Musk's 2019 presentation, SpaceX has published a new webpage dedicated to the next-generation Starship launch vehicle…

SpaceX is building Starship’s East Coast launch site at a breakneck pace

After breaking ground on September 21st, SpaceX and construction contractors are working at a breakneck pace to complete the modifications…

SpaceX envisions Starship-enabled cities on the Moon and Mars in new renders

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has revealed updated renders of conceptual Moon and Mars bases that may ultimately be made possible…

SpaceX debuts Starship’s new Super Heavy booster design

Speaking on Saturday night (Sept. 28th) at the base of the SpaceX's Starship Mk1 prototype in Boca Chica, Texas, CEO…

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk explains how Starships will return from orbit

In the near future, SpaceX wants to begin putting its first two full-scale Starship prototypes through a series of increasingly…

SpaceX begins launch pad upgrades for Starship flight tests in Texas and Florida

Beneath the buzz of Starship Mk1's glamorous wing installation, SpaceX has begun installing new launch pad hardware meant to support…

Billionaire resigns CEO role to pay, train for SpaceX’s first crewed Starship Moon launch

Eccentric Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa -- known for collecting modern art and founding online fashion retailer Zozo -- has stepped…

SpaceX prepares to break ground on Starship launch facilities at Pad 39A

As of September 14th, SpaceX is nearly ready to break ground on what will likely be the first orbital-class Starship…