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SpaceX may have to wait for second orbital launch attempt at Boca Chica Beach

The Federal Aviation Administration says it should be finished with the safety review for SpaceX’s application for a second Starship orbital launch license by the end of October.

SpaceX sues Attorney General Garland, claims unconstitutional move by DOJ

SpaceX is suing U.S. Attorney General Merrick B. Garland.

FAA ends Starship mishap investigation; SpaceX required to take 63 corrective actions

The Federal Aviation Administration announced Friday morning that it has closed the mishap investigation into SpaceX's first Starship orbital launch attempt, which ended in the spacecraft exploding over the Gulf of Mexico about four minutes after launch from the company's Boca Chica Beach facility on April 20.

Musk talks April 20 launch: Says flight should have ended sooner

SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk, in an April 29 “Twitter Spaces” conversation with followers, discussed aspects of the April 20 orbital launch attempt from Boca Chica of Starship SN24/Super Heavy BN7, the largest, most powerful rocket ever to have flown.

FAA sued over SpaceX: Lawsuit follows April 20 launch

A group of national and local environmental organizations on Monday filed suit against the Federal Aviation Administration for allegedly “failing to fully analyze and mitigate the environmental harms resulting from the SpaceX Starship/Super Heavy launch program at Boca Chica.”

Launch pad destroyed: Concrete rubble lands on Boca Chica Beach

SpaceX appears to have seriously miscalculated how well its orbital launch pad would hold up during the inaugural launch of its Starship-Super Heavy from Boca Chica/Starbase on April 20.

Historic launch: Starship test deemed success despite explosion

On Thursday, the tallest, most powerful rocket ever to fly lifted off from SpaceX’s Boca Chica/Starbase launch site 22 miles east of Brownsville as the crow flies, reaching an altitude of approximately 26 miles and a speed of more than 1,340 mph before exploding over the Gulf of Mexico three minutes and 59 seconds into the flight — a success, in other words, from SpaceX’s perspective.

Hundreds watch Starship launch at Boca Chica Beach early Thursday

At the site of the SpaceX Starship launch at Boca Chica Beach on Thursday morning, hundreds of people hoping to catch a glimpse of the launch watched from Texas State Highway 48.

Starship explodes 4 minutes into flight; planned stage separation failed to occur

SpaceX is counting this morning’s first ever launch of Starship-Super Heavy from Boca Chica/Starbase as a success, even though the flight came to an "exciting end"; in the words of a SpaceX commentator 3 minutes and 59 seconds after launch.

Orbital launch scrubbed: Musk says next attempt ‘in a few days’

After the Federal Aviation Administration granted a long-awaited launch license on April 14, all eyes were on Boca Chica Beach/Starbase early Monday morning in anticipation of SpaceX’s first attempt to put a Starship into orbit.