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Big News! SpaceX’s Starhopper Test Vehicle Completes First Free Flight!

Last night, after multiple delays, SpaceX's Starhopper test vehicle has completed its first untethered test flight.

12 months ago

First Free Flight of SpaceX’s Starhopper Aborted After Engine Fire

SpaceX was forced to abort its first free flight test of the Starhopper yesterday (and again today) due to fires…

12 months ago

Starhopper Tests Have Gotten Delayed Because of “Ice Formation in the Cryogenic Propellant Prevalves”

A technical issue has led to the "hop test" of the miniature version of the SpaceX Starship to be delayed…

1 year ago

SpaceX Tests the Starship’s Hexagonal Heatshield. Starhopper Tests Could Come as Early as This Week

The milestones just keep coming for SpaceX. After the recent successful test flight of the Crew Dragon capsule, another of…

1 year ago

Gateway Foundation Shows off Their Plans for an Enormous Rotating Space Station

The Gateway Foundation is looking to build a rotating space station in orbit. And thanks to Elon Musk and his…

1 year ago

New SpaceX Raptor Engine Beats the Chamber Pressure of Russia’s RD-180 Engine, According to Elon Musk

Elon Musk posted the results of the Raptor engine's recent test-firing, and claims it broke an almost 20-year old record!

1 year ago

Elon Musk’s New Plan is to Get to the Moon as Fast as Possible

With his latest update, Musk shared the first test-firing of the Raptor rocket, and indicated there would be some changes…

1 year ago

The Prototype for the Starship has been Assembled, Hop Tests Could be Happening Soon

In an announcement sure to make you quiver with delight, Elon Musk says that SpaceX could begin short-hop test flights…

1 year ago

The SpaceX Starhopper has Three Raptor Engines on the Bottom

Over the holidays, a number of shutterbugs took pictures of the evolving architecture of SpaceX's Starship hopper.

2 years ago

Prototype Version of the SpaceX Starship with a Stainless Steel Skin is Under Construction

Elon Musk recently provided updates on the mini-Starship prototype that will making a test flight next year, including the fact…

2 years ago