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10 km Flight

Starship SN15

SpaceX

Launch Status
Success

Mission

10 km Flight

Type: Test Flight

The SN15 Starship prototype will perform a test flight similar to SN8 to SN11. It will launch up to an altitude of 10 km or 33,000 ft and do a belly flop maneuver followed by a controlled descent to the landing pad.

Location

Launch Pad A

SpaceX Space Launch Facility, TX, USA

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

Launch Pad A, SpaceX Space Launch Facility, TX, USA

Landing

Starship SN15 successfully landed back at the launch site after its high-altitude flight.

SpaceX Starship Landing Pad – LZ

This is the landing pad used for early Starship development flights.

Return to Launch Site – RTLS

A return to launch site usually means that after stage separation the booster flips and does a burn back towards the launch site, landing near where it initially launched from.

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 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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Aaron Gosnell
Aaron Gosnell
1 year ago

Let’s stick the landing this time.

Jim Pook
Jim Pook
Reply to  Aaron Gosnell
1 year ago

Or… at least not launch in fog so we can see the Earth Shattering Kaboom.

Nimesh
Nimesh
Reply to  Jim Pook
1 year ago

#wenfog lol

Rocket Nerd
Rocket Nerd
Reply to  Nimesh
1 year ago

TBH, I liked the fireworks display ????????

Ken & Judy O
Ken & Judy O'Neill
Reply to  Aaron Gosnell
1 year ago

Done and dusted , next.!….the moon and Mars.

Ryan Tran
Ryan Tran
1 year ago

don’t launch like the SN8, SN9, and SN11
Actually don’t like the SN10 too it exploded 8 minutes later after landing.

Rocket Nerd
Rocket Nerd
Reply to  Ryan Tran
1 year ago

No human (or system) is perfect or 100% reliable all the time. That is how things are.

Ryan Tran
Ryan Tran
Reply to  Rocket Nerd
1 year ago

… ok then watch the SN8, SN9, SN11 it all failed to landing

Ryan Tran
Ryan Tran
Reply to  Rocket Nerd
1 year ago

somtimes thing go wrong too

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

15 is a lucky number SpaceX , let’s do it for Mike Collins , the Apollo 11 command module pilot.

Ken & Judy O
Ken & Judy O'Neill
Reply to  Ken & Judy O'Neill
1 year ago

Great work SpaceX , you did it. This ones for you Mike Collins and the spirt of the Apollo Program.

Dylan Graves
Dylan Graves
1 year ago

Noooo it got delayed again 🙁

Jim Pook
Jim Pook
1 year ago

Official Scrub today from BocaChicaGal

Dean Burk
Dean Burk
1 year ago

Why so many scrubs for SN15?

Rocket Monkey
Rocket Monkey
Admin
Reply to  Dean Burk
1 year ago

That is the nature of test launches.

Rocket Nerd
Rocket Nerd
Reply to  Dean Burk
1 year ago

Because it wanted to look nice and shiny for it’s real test launch ????????????

Ryan Tran
Ryan Tran
Reply to  Rocket Nerd
1 year ago

no, they depend on weather for a good launch :/