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SpaceX Starship now has 3 beast Raptor engines set up

SpaceX Starship now has 3 beast Raptor engines set up

Three engines are better than one. Elon Musk Elon Musk's Mars rocket is really coming together. Construction of the interplanetary spaceship is taking place at SpaceX's Boca Chica facility in Texas and, after giving us a glimpse of the prototype's fins on Monday, the SpaceX CEO has pulled back the curtain on the Starship Mk.1 fitted…
SpaceX’s Mars Starship shifting shortly towards subsequent take a look at launch

SpaceX’s Mars Starship shifting shortly towards subsequent take a look at...

The business end of the SpaceX Starship hopper prototype. Elon Musk/SpaceX It's a very long way to Mars, but Elon Musk and his SpaceX Starship are moving quick to get there. Or at least to get a little closer to the Red Planet. In August, a single-engine Starship prototype dubbed Starhopper made an impressive but…
SpaceX Starship prospective Mars landing websites discovered in NASA images

SpaceX Starship prospective Mars landing websites discovered in NASA images

This SpaceX Mars concept art shows a future civilization. SpaceX SpaceX isn't kidding around about its Mars plans. Elon Musk's space company seems to have requested images of potential Mars landing sites from NASA. The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter HiRise camera database includes a small group of images labeled as "Candidate landing site for SpaceX Starship."…
Big News! SpaceX’s Starhopper Test Lorry Finishes First Free Flight!

Big News! SpaceX’s Starhopper Test Lorry Finishes First Free Flight!

Score one for SpaceX! Last night (Thursday, July 25th), after multiple delays that were causing no shortage of stress and concern, Elon Musk’s aerospace company succeeded in conducting their first untethered test with the Starhopper. This test once again validated the engine that will power the full-scale and fully-reusable Starship and its Super Heavy launch…
First Free Flight of SpaceX’s Starhopper Aborted After Engine Fire

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

Yesterday, on Wednesday, July 24th, the prototype test vehicle for the Starship (the Starhopper) commenced its first untethered “hop test” at the company’s test facility in Boca Chica, Texas. This test is an important milestone for SpaceX, intended to validate the Raptor engine in free flight and bring the company one step closer to creating…
Elon Musk says his SpaceX Starship may go to the moon by 2021

Elon Musk says his SpaceX Starship may go to the moon...

A rendering of a SpaceX Starship on the moon Elon Musk/SpaceX It's been half a century since the space race between the Soviet Union and the US peaked with Apollo 11 and the first steps on the moon. But now the 21st century sequel is heating up courtesy of -- who else -- Elon Musk.…
Elon Musk, SpaceX still wish for Starship hover test today

Elon Musk, SpaceX still wish for Starship hover test today

The SpaceX Starship "hopper" prototype has a big test set for Tuesday. Elon Musk/SpaceX Ever since SpaceX founder Elon Musk unveiled the shiny Starship prototype, space fans have been aching for it to take off in a blaze of glory. We're getting closer. The current Starship prototype, a "hopper" vehicle built for short test flights, is…
Elon Musk: SpaceX Starship goes for essential hover test July 16

Elon Musk: SpaceX Starship goes for essential hover test July 16

The SpaceX Starship "hopper" prototype has a big test set for Tuesday. Elon Musk/SpaceX Ever since SpaceX founder Elon Musk unveiled the bright and shiny Starship prototype, space fans have been aching for it to take off in a blaze of glory. We're almost there. The current Starship prototype, a "hopper" vehicle built for short test…
Elon Musk states Mars and Starship upgrade might come later on this month

Elon Musk states Mars and Starship upgrade might come later on...

The business end of the SpaceX Starship hopper prototype Elon Musk/SpaceX Less than three years after dazzling the world with a slideshow about going to Mars, SpaceX founder and real-life comic book character Elon Musk aims to present a progress report. But we'll have to wait until after his red planet rocket gets off the…
Starhopper Tests Have Actually Gotten Postponed Due To The Fact That of “Ice Development in the Cryogenic Propellant Prevalves”

Starhopper Tests Have Actually Gotten Postponed Due To The Fact That...

SpaceX is continuing with the development of their Starship Hopper, a miniature, stainless steel version of its proposed super-heavy lift vehicle known as the Starship. Most recently, test were conducted on the revolutionary heat shield that will protect the Hopper once it reenters Earth’s atmosphere, and a new rendering was released that showed the final…
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