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Orbital Flight Test

Starship

SpaceX

Launch Status
Date/Time May Change

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

Length: 120 meters
Diameter: 9 meters

Fully reusable two-stage super heavy-lift launch vehicle.

The Starship rocket has been launched a total of 0 times with 0 successful and 0 failed launches.

Landing

Super Heavy BN4 will attempt to perform a soft landing 32 kilometers off the shore in the Gulf of Mexico after the first orbital Starship flight test.

Gulf of Mexico – GOM

Gulf of Mexico

Ocean – Ocean

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

Agency

SpaceX

Type: Commercial
Abbreviation: SpX
Administration: CEO: Elon Musk
Founded: 2002
Launchers: Falcon
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 has many pads, on the East Coast of the US they own SLC-40 at Cape Canaveral and LC-39A at the Kennedy Space Center for their lower inclination launches. They also own SLC-4E at Vandenberg, California for their high inclination launches. Another site is also being developed at Boca Chica, Texas.

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Ken & Judy O'Neill
Ken & Judy O'Neill
2 months ago

This is the game changer we have all been waiting for to get us to the moon and the 4th rock from the sun ,Mars.

Monti
Monti
2 months ago

time to get the RV ready for this event.

RYanLikespace
RYanLikespace
19 days ago

laz goooo

Ken & Judy O' Neill
Ken & Judy O' Neill
15 days ago

All aboard folks,