Integrated Flight Test 3

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Overview

Destination: Suborbital
Mission: Test Flight

Suborbital Orbital Launch Mount A SpaceX Starbase, TX, USA
Booster 10 - Gulf of Mexico

Third test flight of the two-stage Starship launch vehicle.

Updates

Cosmic_Penguin • Feb. 12, 2024, 11:42 p.m.

NET early March.


Nosu • Jan. 9, 2024, 7:21 p.m.

NET February


Cosmic_Penguin • Dec. 15, 2023, 6:26 p.m.

NET early 2024.


Starship

Family: Starship
Configuration:

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

See Starship Details
Specifications
  • Stages
    2
  • Length
    120.0 m
  • Diameter
    9.0 m
  • Fairing Diameter
  • Launch Mass
    5000 T
  • Thrust
    72000 kN
Family
  • Name
    Starship
  • Family
    Starship
  • Variant
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Starship
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
    100000 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
    21000 kg
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

Booster Info


Booster 10


Type: Core
Flight Proven: No

Landing Information

Booster 10 is expected to splash down in the Gulf of Mexico following the third integrated test flight of Starship.

Core will be expended.

Ship 28


Active Cargo Unmanned Payload Capacity: 100000 kg
Destination: Pacific Ocean
Serial Number: S28

Ship 28 (S28) planned for the third integrated flight test.

Starship Details

SpaceX

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CEO: Elon Musk Founded: 2002 Successes: 318 Failures: 11 Pending: 144

Agency Type: Commercial

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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