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Big News for SpaceX: Static Fire Today, Hop Test This Weekend?

SpaceX conducted another successful static fire test today in advance of a hop test that could be happening later this…

3 weeks ago

Elon Musk Shares a View of Starship With Three Raptor Engines Installed

The SN8 Starship prototype just got its three Raptor engines, and is now preparing to test fire them. After that,…

3 months ago

Another Starship Test Tank is Pushed to the Limit and Explodes

SpaceX just passed another milestone with the SN7.1 test tank, which they tested to failure by pressurizing it until it…

4 months ago

SpaceX’s Starship Prototype Nails Another Hop Test! Bring on Orbital Flights!

SpaceX has nailed the hop test once again and the Starship is on its way toward making high-altitude flights and…

5 months ago

Finally! SpaceX Starship Prototype SN5 Flies Just Over 150 Meters Into the Air

Yesterday, SpaceX moved one step closer to sending people to the Moon and Mars when its SN5 prototype successfully made…

6 months ago

Another Starship Test Ends in an Explosion (Intentionally This Time)

At their Boca Chica test facility, SpaceX tested another Starship prototype (SN7) to the point of failure, which resulted in…

7 months ago

The SpaceX Starship Could Fly This Summer!

Despite an unexpected fire during the latest static fire test, SpaceX's Starship prototype is alive and well and closer to…

8 months ago

Now This is Progress! Starship Passes its Cryogenic Test and Doesn’t Explode

The fourth Starship prototype (SN4) achieved a crucial milestone this weekend by passing the cryogenic load test - the same…

9 months ago

SpaceX’s Third Starship Prototype Collapsed Last Night

SpaceX suffered another setback with its development of the Starship last night when a third prototype (SN3) suffered a structural…

10 months ago

Another Reminder that Spaceflight is Difficult. Starship Prototype Explodes and Falls Over

SpaceX suffered another setback when its Starship prototype SN1 exploded during a loading test - similar to what happened to…

11 months ago