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Starship | SN11 | High-Altitude Flight Test

As early as Tuesday, March 30, the SpaceX team will attempt a high-altitude flight test of Starship serial number 11 (SN11) – our fourth high-altitude flight...

Nerdle Cam 4K- SpaceX Starship SN11 Launch Live At Boca Chica Starship Launch Facility

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Launch Pad Cam - SpaceX Starship SN11 Live At SpaceX Boca Chica Launch Facility

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LIVE: Starship SN11 Test Flight

SpaceX is set to launch the Starship SN11 prototype to an altitude of approximately 10 kilometers. A launch attempt is possible in the morning local time on ...

LIVE: Starship SN11 Test Flight

SpaceX is set to launch the Starship SN11 prototype to an altitude of approximately 10 kilometers. A launch attempt is possible in the afternoon local time o...

LIVE: Starship SN11 Flight Test

SpaceX is set to launch the Starship SN11 prototype to an altitude of approximately 10 kilometers. A launch attempt is possible in the afternoon local time o...

10 km Flight

Overview

Destination: Suborbital
Mission: Test Flight

Suborbital Launch Pad B SpaceX Space Launch Facility, TX, USA
SN11 - SpaceX Starship Landing Pad

The SN11 Starship prototype performed a test flight similar to SN8, SN9 and SN10. It launched up to an altitude of 10 km or 33,000 ft and did a belly flop maneuver followed by a controlled descent, but got destroyed during the landing maneuver.

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Updates

Nosu • March 30, 2021, 2:12 p.m.

Starship SN11 launch failure, possibly due to engine issues.


Nosu • March 30, 2021, 11:10 a.m.

Boca Chica road closure and evacuation confirmed for a Starship SN11 launch attempt as early as 13:00 UTC.


Nosu • March 29, 2021, 3:36 p.m.

Starship SN11 launch NET tomorrow (March 30).


Starship Prototype

Family: Starship
Configuration: Prototype

Prototype of SpaceX's Starship, a fully reusable second stage and space vehicle.

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Specifications
  • Stages
    1
  • Length
    50.0 m
  • Diameter
    9.0 m
  • Fairing Diameter
    9.0 m
  • Launch Mass
    45 T
  • Thrust
Family
  • Name
    Starship Prototype
  • Family
    Starship
  • Variant
    Prototype
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Starship Prototype
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

Booster Info


SN11


Type: Core
Flight Proven: No
First Flight: March 30, 2021
Last Flight: March 30, 2021
Flights: 1
Landings Attempted: 1

Landing Information

Starship SN11 failed to land back at the launch site after its high-altitude flight.

Result: SN11 did not land successfully.

SpaceX

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CEO: Elon Musk Founded: 2002 Successes: 170 Failures: 9 Pending: 78

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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