120 meters high: SpaceX is assembling the largest rocket in history

SpaceX has successfully assembled its Starship spacecraft and the Super Heavy rocket stage on the launch pad. For the first time, the location in Texas shows what an impressive figure the largest and most powerful rocket in the world really makes. Step by step towards Mars: Starship and Super Heavy united Elon Musk wants to … Read more

FAA says it’s keeping tabs on SpaceX over environmental concerns in South Texas

McALLEN, Texas (Border Report) — The Federal Aviation Administration says it is tracking SpaceX and environmental concerns regarding the company’s desire to launch its massive Starship Spacecraft from its launch facility on the southern tip of Texas. “SpaceX cannot launch the Starship/Super Heavy vehicle until the FAA completes its licensing process, which includes the ongoing … Read more

When is the approval for orbital flights with Starbase? Environmental assessment is ongoing

On Friday, September 17 this year. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) published a draft document called the Program Environmental Impact Assessment, including preliminary conclusions from the analysis conducted in terms of the environmental impact of launches from SpaceX in Texas. For the next month from the moment of publication (until October 18), these results will be … Read more

Gigantic SpaceX rocket booster gets 29 engines in record time

SpaceX is making progress with the construction of the first orbital-compatible super heavy booster at a previously unknown pace. Now it can be reported that all 29 Raptor engines could be installed in 24 hours. However, there are still a few more hurdles to face. Super Heavy got its 29 drives The test of the … Read more

SpaceX wants to “catch” super heavy rocket with the help of a gripper arm

SpaceX is currently developing space systems, many aspects of which are completely new. Among other things, this means that recyclability is a top priority. Specifically, not only should the Falcon 9 land (as it is now), but also the super heavy rocket stage. Elon Musk’s private space company SpaceX is already shaking up the business. … Read more

The orbital Starship has been connected … but for a while

The historic event happened on Friday at 7:56 CET (14:56 CET). Two rocket units Starship – 70 meters long Booster 4 and 50 meters Ship 20 were stuck together for just over an hour. Already at 9:00 a.m. CDT (4:00 p.m. in Poland) they were disconnected. Despite the fact that the rocket already has all … Read more

Static launch of the massive segment of the Starship rocket. When is the orbital debut?

Elon Musk’s company, despite the current stoppage of test flights in the Starship program, is not slowing down in achieving the next milestones related to it. The attention was focused on, among others on the construction of the gigantic first launch site, from which the integrated two-segment rocket is to make its debut. All these … Read more

Elon Musk Says This SpaceX Super Heavy Raptor Engine Render is Very Accurate—Have You Seen It?

Elon Musk has noticed a SpaceX Super Heavy Booster render that showed the 33-engine configuration of the company, and said that it was “very accurate.” This highly signifies that the talented artist caught the embodiment of the Super Heavy’s Raptor engines before it can be shown to the public. The image also shows what people … Read more

Gigantic SpaceX rocket booster Super Heavy rolls to the test stand

SpaceX is breaking old traditions and new records with its rocket production for Starship and Super Heavy. After just six weeks of construction, the first test of the prototype of one of the largest rocket stages ever built provides spectacular images. Such a big booster has never been put on a test stand in Texas … Read more