Elon Musk Says SpaceX Starship Prototype Could Launch Next Month Once FAA Approves License Application

SpaceX’s new Starship rocket is in the process of development for all possible improvements it could get that elevate it above its predecessors. The vehicle is being built in southeast Texas, where the biggest platform of SpaceX is located. Elon Musk’s space agency is focusing on several aspects of the rocket that would make it perform … Read more

Video Shows SpaceX Raptor Vacuum Engine Firing on a Starship As Elon Musk Eyes Mars

SpaceX has posted a dramatic video of the first firing of its Raptor vacuum engine integrated onto a Starship prototype. Starship is a reusable launch system being developed by Elon Musk’s company to carry people and cargo to the moon, Mars, and beyond. The firing test of the Raptor vacuum engine took place on Thursday … Read more

SpaceX: Vacuum engine was ignited for the first time on a Starship

Elon Musk may be the boss of Tesla and SpaceX, but his heart beats for the space company above all. The Starship project is being promoted accordingly and has now passed another milestone: the ignition of a vacuum engine. SpaceX boss Elon Musk has been dreaming of flights to the moon and later to Mars … Read more

Elon Musk Says SpaceX Trillion-Dollar Starship Can Bring 250 Tons of Payload to Orbit; How About Reusable Rockets?

The SpaceX Starship is another topic of conversation because of its popularity amid the FAA’s environmental study, determining whether the firm can launch from its Boca Chica site. People debate how much the Starship can carry, particularly when it approaches its limit and becomes a disposable spaceship. But then Elon Musk now has the answer! … Read more

SpaceX begins installing ‘Mechazilla’ arms designed to catch Starship rockets

After a busy few weeks spent attaching Mechazilla’s two rocket-catching arms to a carriage-like backbone, SpaceX has begun the process of installing the integrated structure on Starbase’s ~450 ft (~135m) tall Starship ‘launch tower’. Once complete, SpaceX will have created a first-of-its-kind launch tower designed to stack and manipulate Starships and Super Heavy boosters in … Read more

Nasa selects Spacex – With Elon Musk’s Starship to the moon

– With Elon Musk’s Starship to the moon Why NASA hires the company of the Tesla founder to develop a spaceship that is supposed to bring astronauts to Earth’s satellite. Dieter Sürig Published: 04/22/2021, 8:32 pm When launching into space: A Spacex Falcon 9 rocket takes off in Florida. Foto: David J. Phillip (Keystone) Around … Read more

SpaceX Starship Payload: 250 Tons to Orbit As Expendable, 150 for Reusable Rocket Says Elon Musk

SpaceX’s Starship has different payload options, and it includes an option to use the Stainless Steel spacecraft as a reusable rocket or have it as an expendable one for one-time use. Elon Musk has discussed this on his Twitter page, and it says that it could carry at least 150 up to as much as … Read more

SpaceX Starship proposal draws vocal public support, some criticism in FAA hearing

Starship gets stacked on Super Heavy. Elon Musk Dozens of people had the chance Monday to let the US government know how they feel about SpaceX’s plan to begin orbital flights of Starship from “Starbase,” the company’s launch site in Boca Chica, Texas. A majority of the public comments given during an online hearing held … Read more

SpaceX’s first orbital Starship launch slips to March 2022 in NASA document

A NASA document discussing a group’s plans to document SpaceX’s first orbital-velocity Starship reentry appears to suggest that the next-generation rocket’s orbital launch debut has slipped several months into 2022. In March 2021, CEO Elon Musk confirmed a report that SpaceX was working towards a target of July 2021 for Starship’s first orbital launch attempt. … Read more

SpaceX ignites Starship booster: first manned flight planned for July

Elon Musk ignites the turbo in July: The miracle rocket Starship is to be launched into orbit. The SpaceX founder is fine-tuning the dawn of commercial space travel. Starship during a successful test flight. Photo: SpaceX/flickr.com The first flight of the giant rocket Starship is imminent. After landing attempts of various Starship prototypes, which were … Read more