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Starship Reaches Orbit on SpaceX’s Third Test but Breaks Up on Re-Entry

After falling short in its first two attempts, SpaceX got its Starship super-rocket to an orbital altitude today during the…

1 month ago

SpaceX Test Fires a Raptor Engine, Simulating a Lunar Landing

When NASA astronauts return to the surface of the Moon in the Artemis III mission, the plan is to use…

7 months ago

SpaceX’s Starship Has a Glorious Liftoff — but Then Spins and Explodes

SpaceX's Starship launch system lifted off on its first full-scale test flight today, rising majestically from its Texas launch pad…

12 months ago

The 9th Annual Achieving Mars Workshop Report has been Released! How to Make Mars Affordable…

The Ninth Community Workshop for Achievability and Sustainability of Human Exploration of Mars (AM IX) just released its official report.…

1 year ago

Look out, Starship! China is Building a Massive Reusable Rocket!

China just showed off the massive storage tank that will be part of the super-heavy launch vehicle, the Long March…

1 year ago

SpaceX Sets New Record with Successful Test-Firing of 31 Raptor Engines!

SpaceX set a new record for thrust with the B7 booster's static fire test, which saw 31 of its 33…

1 year ago

Japanese Billionaire Reveals His Round-the-Moon Crew

Four years after announcing that he'd lead an around-the-moon mission aboard SpaceX's Starship spacecraft, Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa has named…

1 year ago

SpaceX’s Super Heavy Fires 11 of its Engines in a Long-Duration Test

SpaceX conducted another static fire test with its BN7 prototype, this time firing up eleven of its Raptor 2 engines.

1 year ago

America’s First Space Tourist Signs Up for Moon Trip on SpaceX’s Starship

Twenty-one years after becoming the first paying passenger to visit the International Space Station, California financial analyst Dennis Tito and…

2 years ago

Musk Suggests That Starship Will Probably Make an Orbital Flight in November

SpaceX Founder and CEO Elon Musk recently took to Twitter and hinted that the much-anticipated Starship—currently undergoing upgrades in preparation…

2 years ago