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First-of-its-kind: SpaceX SN8 makes successful test flight

"Congrats SpaceX team hell yeah!! ”was SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk’s response not long after the explosive crash landing of SN8 following a successful...

SpaceX aborts test launch of SN8 at final second  

Sometimes rocket science is super anticlimactic. Such was the case at 4:35 p.m. Tuesday outside Brownsville, when SpaceX's planned launch of the SN8 Starship prototype...

SN8 poised for launch today

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SpaceX is poised to make the first high-altitude, suborbital test flight from Boca Chica Beach today, with the SN8 Starship prototype. As with every launch,...

Starship may fly this week; Planned test would take rocket to 50,000 feet

SpaceX may conduct its first high-altitude test flight from the company's Boca Chica site this week, according to SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk. Musk...

SpaceX conducts multi-engine test; Plans are to fly prototype to 50,000 feet from Boca Chica

At 3:14 a.m. Tuesday SpaceX conducted a successful static-fire test of the three engines mounted in its SN8 Starship prototype at the company’s Boca...

Starship fires engines

SpaceX conducted a successful static fire of the Starship SN8 prototype's three rocket engines early this morning at the company's Boca Chica complex. The test...

SpaceX pops tank; Musk: Next flight to aim for 60,000 feet

A couple of minutes before 6 a.m. Wednesday, SpaceX’s Starship SN7.1 test tank ruptured in a vast plume of liquid nitrogen vapor. It was done...

SN6 hops: SpaceX achieves third test flight at Boca Chica

Shortly before 1 p.m. Thursday, SpaceX test successfully hopped its SN6 Starship prototype to 500 feet at Boca Chica, 30 days after a 500-foot...

Musk updates Starship progress SN6 prototype could fly as early as today

As SpaceX prepares for a 500-foot hop of its SN6 Starship prototype at Boca Chica possibly as early as today, the company’s founder and...

Flying high: SpaceX plans for luxury resort

Judging from an advertisement posted on its job board nine days ago, SpaceX has big plans for Boca Chica Village, the formerly sleepy retiree...