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SpaceX Launches Third Starship Flight Test

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[TIME SUBJECT TO CHANGE] This is the third fully integrated full stack test flight of Starship and the mighty Super Heavy booster, the largest and most power...

SpaceX

SpaceX designs, manufactures and launches advanced rockets and spacecraft. The company was founded in 2002 to revolutionize space technology, with the ultimate goal of enabling people to live on other planets.

Integrated Flight Test 3

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Overview

Destination: Suborbital
Mission: Test Flight

Suborbital Orbital Launch Mount A SpaceX Starbase, TX, USA Probability: 70%
Booster 10 - Gulf of Mexico

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

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Updates

Nosu • March 14, 2024, 2:43 p.m.

Successful launch of Starship on a nominal suborbital trajectory all the way to atmospheric re-entry, which it did not survive. Super Heavy experienced a hard water landing due to multiple Raptor engines failing to reignite.


hitura-nobad • March 14, 2024, 1:25 p.m.

Liftoff


hitura-nobad • March 14, 2024, 12:25 p.m.

T-0 now 13:25 UTC


Starship

Family:
Configuration:

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

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Specifications
  • Stages
    2
  • Length
    120.0 m
  • Diameter
    9.0 m
  • Fairing Diameter
  • Launch Mass
    5000 T
  • Thrust
    72000 kN
Family
  • Name
    Starship
  • Family
  • 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
First Flight: March 14, 2024
Last Flight: March 14, 2024
Flights: 1
Landings Attempted: 1

Landing Information

Landing burn of Booster 10 failed.

Result: Booster 10 did not land successfully.

Ship 28


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

Ship 28 (S28) was lost during atmospheric re-entry at the end of the third integrated flight test.

Starship Details

SpaceX

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CEO: Elon Musk Founded: 2002 Successes: 362 Failures: 11 Pending: 133

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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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