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SpaceX ‘sleeves’ Starship-derived propellant tank for the first time – here’s...

In a small but important step towards activating a pad capable of launching the largest and most powerful rocket ever built, SpaceX has ‘sleeved’...

SpaceX shifts South Texas focus to Starship’s orbital launch pad

Highlighted by a Wednesday jam-packed with important milestones, SpaceX appears to be shifting its focus in South Texas to the completion of Starship’s first...

SpaceX installs booster on launch pad, stacks orbital Starship to full...

Hours after SpaceX outfitted the first orbital Starship prototype with all six of its Raptor engines, the company has installed the vehicle’s nose section,...

SpaceX’s NASA Starship contract prevails over frivolous Blue Origin, Dynetics protests

The US Government Accountability Office (GAO) has thrown out frivolous protests filed by Blue Origin and Dynetics after NASA awarded SpaceX a $2.9B contract...

SpaceX teases progress towards Starship’s orbital launch debut

A recorded address from SpaceX President and COO Gwynne Shotwell to a graduating class of college seniors unexpectedly teased progress building the 35 Raptor...

SpaceX Starship launch tower grows to more than half its full...

SpaceX has installed another prefabricated segment of a new Starship ‘launch tower,’ raising the skyscraper-sized framework to more than half its full height. Measuring some...

SpaceX Starship might skip early retirement for “hypersonic flight test”

In response to a Teslarati report on Starship SN16’s apparent transport to what amounts to a resting place for retired rockets, SpaceX CEO Elon...

SpaceX retires brand new Starship to focus on orbital launch buildup

SpaceX has moved its newest finished Starship straight from its Boca Chica, Texas factory to a nearby ‘rocket garden,’ all but guaranteeing an early...

SpaceX inaugurates two new Starship engine test stands with a static...

Barely four months after breaking ground, SpaceX has completed a dual-bay Starship engine test stand and inaugurated the new facility with a Raptor static...

SpaceX Starship engine completes orbital-duration static fire test in Texas

A local resident and unofficial SpaceX observer has reported hearing a test of one of Starship’s Raptor engines that lasted more than five minutes...

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