The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration requires 63 changes to the SpaceX Starship Heavy design, most of which have already been made

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has completed an investigation into the SpaceX Starship Heavy crash in April, 23rd and published a list of comments on the design and launch preparation process that SpaceX engineers should take into account before the next Starship test. The comments relate to additional sensors ... Read more

SpaceX conducts static fire tests on new Starship Super Heavy booster

SpaceX is preparing for the next test of its super-heavy rocket and Starship. In preparation for the flight, static fire tests of the Super Heavy Booster 9 were conducted on August 6, 2023. During the test, 29 of the 33 Raptor engines operated for 2.7 seconds instead of the scheduled ... Read more

The test launch of SpaceX Starship ended in failure

Unfortunately, SpaceX Starship’s orbital flight attempt ended in failure. From the first seconds of the launch, it was clear that several of the 33 Raptor engines of the Super Heavy launch vehicle were not working. At first, it was 3 engines, then two more, and finally one more. 27 engines ... Read more

The next attempt to launch SpaceX Starship will take place on Thursday, April 20 at 16:28 Kyiv time

SpaceX has decided on the date of the next launch attempt the Starship and the Super Heavy launch vehicle. The 62-minute launch window opens on Thursday, April 20, 2023, at 4:28 p.m. Kyiv time (8:28 a.m. CT) and closes at 5:30 p.m. Kyiv time (9:30 a.m. CT). Preparation for the ... Read more

SpaceX will try to launch Starship: where and when to watch the historic flight test

Over the weekend, SpaceX completed final preparations for the Starship reusable space launch system and its Super Heavy first stage, readying them for their historic first flight test. On Saturday, a flight cancellation system was installed on them again, which will work if the rocket deviates from the intended course. ... Read more

SpaceX Starship orbital flight scheduled for April 10, 2023 [but not for sure]

April 10, 2023 is listed as the date of the planned orbital flight of the SpaceX Starship in a flight safety document, published on the website of the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). April 11-12, 2023 are proposed as backup dates. On the other hand, SpaceX Starship has still not ... Read more

SpaceX Starship Ship 24 was installed at the launch pad together with Super Heavy Booster 7

SpaceX has released a drone video of the process of installing Starship Ship 24 on the first stage of the Super Heavy Booster 7. While a launch date for this bundle has yet to be announced, a test flight is expected sometime in March. We will remind, SpaceX Starship has ... Read more

dearMoon: the crew of the first tourist mission to the Moon has been announced

Japanese billionaire, entrepreneur, art collector, and space tourist Maezawa Yūsaku has announced the crew of dearMoon, a tourist mission to the Moon that he finances with his own money. The crew included photographers, YouTubers, musicians, movie actors, and people from other creative professions. dearMoon included: Maezawa Yūsaku – a Japanese ... Read more

“Yeah, actually not good,” Elon Musk on the explosion during the Super Heavy Booster 7 rocket booster test

During a ground test of the Super Heavy Booster 7, which is to be used in the spacecraft SpaceX Starship, an incident occurred that led to an explosion. After the start of the test, the exact nature and objectives of which were not announced, the superheavy accelerator equipped with 33 ... Read more

SpaceX has received an environmental permit to fly to Mars

Elon Musk’s SpaceX company no longer has environmental barriers to launching a rocket to Mars from South Texas. This was reported by US Federal Aviation Administration, writes NY Times.  Prior to that, the department conducted an environmental assessment and concluded that the orbital launches of the missile will not significantly ... Read more

SpaceX rolls Starship 24 to the launch site of the Boca Chica spaceport

SpaceX shared with the public photos of the Starship 24 spacecraft rolling process at the SpaceX Starbase launch site in Boca Chica. This ship may be the first of the Starship to go into space. A test flight is scheduled for June 2022. Starship 24 will fly on top of ... Read more