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Orbital Flight Test

Starship

SpaceX

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Mission

Orbital Flight Test

Type: Test Flight

Maiden flight of the two-stage Starship launch vehicle. The booster will separate 170 seconds into flight and return to land approximately 32 km off the shore in the Gulf of Mexico. The second stage will achieve orbit until performing a powered, targeted splashdown approximately 100 km off the northwest coast of Kauai (Hawaii).

Location

Orbital Launch Mount A

SpaceX Space Launch Facility, TX, USA

9 rockets have launched from SpaceX Space Launch Facility, TX, USA.

Orbital Launch Mount A, SpaceX Space Launch Facility, TX, USA

Rocket

Starship – SpaceX

  • Family: Starship
  • Length: 120 m
  • Diameter: 9 m
  • Launch Mass: 5000 T
  • Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 100000 kg

The Starship was manufactured by SpaceX with the first launch on . Starship has 0 successful launches and 0 failed launches with a total of 0 launches. Fully reusable two-stage super heavy-lift launch vehicle.

Core Landing

Booster 7 will splash down in the Gulf of Mexico following the maiden flight of Starship.

Gulf of Mexico – GOM

Gulf of Mexico

Ocean – Ocean

Typically indicates a landing in which the booster is not recovered.

Agency

SpaceX – SpX

  • Type: Commercial
  • Abbreviation: SpX
  • Administration: CEO: Elon Musk
  • Founded: 2002
  • Launchers: Falcon | Starship
  • Spacecraft: Dragon
  • Country: USA

Space Exploration Technologies Corp., known as SpaceX, is an American aerospace manufacturer and space transport services company headquartered in Hawthorne, California. It was founded in 2002 by entrepreneur Elon Musk with the goal of reducing space transportation costs and enabling the colonization of Mars. SpaceX operates from many pads, on the East Coast of the US they operate from SLC-40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station and historic LC-39A at Kennedy Space Center. They also operate from SLC-4E at Vandenberg Space Force Base, California, usually for polar launches. Another launch site is being developed at Boca Chica, Texas.

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Ken & Judy O
Ken & Judy O' Neill
1 month ago

Good luck in making history here folks.!

Aaron Gosnell
Aaron Gosnell
1 month ago

Fix your little Problems and Light this candle,Spacex.

Roger Minton
Roger Minton
26 days ago

Splashing down in Hawaii is not an orbital flight.

mekf
mekf
Reply to  Roger Minton
22 days ago

the boostre, not the upper stage splashes down in hawaii

Michael Broadhead
Michael Broadhead
Reply to  mekf
11 days ago

The booster’s planned trajectory may be subject to change from the Gulf to an RTLS unlike any other we have ever seen. The tower catch arm system is to what I refer to.

Santiago Vivanco
Santiago Vivanco
8 days ago

Where do I find the starship liftoff milestones page?

Rocket Monkey
Rocket Monkey
Admin
Reply to  Santiago Vivanco
6 days ago

A link to the live video feed will be available as the launch gets closer.