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SpaceX’s Starship Mk1 fails during testing, next step will be to move to a newer design

SpaceX’s Starship Mk1 prototype encountered an explosive failure during early testing in Texas on Wednesday – you can see exactly what happened in the video below, but basically it blew its lid during
SpaceX details Starship and Super Heavy in new website

SpaceX details Starship and Super Heavy in new website

After CEO Elon Musk shared new details about its in-development Starship spacecraft on Saturday, SpaceX has updated its website with a new section dedicated to the fully reusable cargo and passenger
Elon Musk says Starship should reach orbit within six months – and could even fly with a crew next year

Elon Musk says Starship should reach orbit within six months – and could even fly with a crew next year

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk delivered an update about Starship, the company’s nest generation spacecraft, which is being designed for full, “rapid reusability.” Musk discussed the technology behind the

Watch live as Elon Musk delivers an update on SpaceX’s Starship spacecraft

SpaceX is all set to deliver an update on the status of its Starship program, courtesy of CEO Elon Musk. Musk will provide new info about “the design and development of Starship” at 8 PM CDT (9 PM

Gallery: SpaceX’s Starship Mk1 spacecraft prototype in pictures

SpaceX is set to show off its Starship Mk1, an orbital-scale prototype of the spacecraft it eventually plans to use to attain its goal of fully reusable commercial spaceflight. Starship is the key

SpaceX’s orbital Starship prototype comes together ahead of update event

SpaceX has completed joining the bottom and top halves of the Starship orbital-scale prototype it’s building in Boca Chica, Texas. The gleaming silver spacecraft, which is the “Mk 1” prototype that

SpaceX to share Starship progress update Saturday as it continues prototype construction

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk was in Boca Chica, Texas over the weekend to oversee key construction activities in the assembly of the company’s newest Starship prototype. Musk will deliver an update on

SpaceX’s orbital Starship prototype construction progress detailed in new photos

SpaceX is making progress assembling its Starship orbital spacecraft prototype, as seen in new photos shared by SpaceX CEO Elon Musk . This full-scale testing version of the Starship will take over

SpaceX ‘getting ready’ to fly orbital Starship design with new FCC filing

SpaceX is taking the steps necessary to begin test flying the orbital-class version of its Starship spacecraft, with new documents filed by the company (via Teslarati) with the FCC seeking necessary

SpaceX Starhopper ‘hops’ to around 500 feet and flies for just under a minute in new test flight

SpaceX has completed a second low-altitude test flight of its “Starhopper” demonstration prototype, which is being used to test technologies that will be used to build the full-scale next-generation
SpaceX’s Starhopper test rocket successfully completes its first hop

SpaceX’s Starhopper test rocket successfully completes its first hop

SpaceX has successfully launched a test prototype of its future Starship rocket, called Starhopper. The test version of the rocket was able to hover in the air for a few seconds before it returned to

SpaceX succeeds with first untethered StarHopper low altitude ‘hop’ test

SpaceX is racking up wins this week, after a successful second launch attempt for its CRS-18 mission earlier this evening, and now with a first short-hop free flight for its StarHopper prototype

SpaceX untethered StarHopper ‘hop’ test flight aborted after engines briefly flare

SpaceX encountered a snag in an attempted test key to the development of its next-generation Starship spacecraft. Specifically, the StarHopper sub scale demonstration and testing craft it’s using to

SpaceX targets Tuesday for Starhopper demo rocket hover test

SpaceX is preparing for a key test in the development of its next-generation Starship spacecraft, with a target of performing a “hover” demo of its “Starhopper” prototype rocket on Tuesday next week.

QOTD: Cribbing Their Homework?

Judging from the comments on yesterday’s post about what the new C8’s rump might look like, most of you lot aren’t quite sold on the possibility of Corvette copying some of Camaro’s homework. One

Small fire breaks out and is extinguished at SpaceX’s Florida Starship facility

A small fire broke out Monday at SpaceX’s Florida facility focused on development of Starship, the company’s next-generation rocket. The facility is one of two SpaceX development centres for Starship,

Elon Musk teases possible late July Starship presentation following engine test

Elon Musk was fielding a number of questions from fans on Twitter on Sunday, and revealed that the current target for a full presentation of Starship, SpaceX’s next-generation reusable rocket and a

SpaceX reportedly seeking over $300M in fresh funding

SpaceX is looking to raise a bunch of new cash – $314.2 million at a per share price of $214, according to a new CNBC report. The raise would be the third total this year, which together added up to

Raptor Meets Godzilla?

Ford’s F-150 Raptor represents the pinnacle of off-road performance for adventurous full-size truck buyers — it’s a vehicle capable of blasting through brush (not that you would) with its extra-wide

Get an up-close look at SpaceX's latest Starhopper test

Now that SpaceX started test firings and short "hop" tests on the launch pad at its Boca Chica, Texas site, it's apparently comfortable enough to show off the results. Tonight Elon Musk -- apparently