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4K LIVE STARSHIP CAM - SpaceX Boca Chica Launch Pad Live in 4K from South Padre Island Texas

*** LATEST SPACEX BOCA CHICA STARSHIP NEWS - https://twitter.com/SpacePadreIsle STARSHIP CAM is live 24/7 in 4K and overviews the Starship Assembly Area or L...

LIVE: SpaceX Hops Starship SN6 to 150 Meters

SpaceX is attempting to hop Starship SN6 to an altitude of 150 meters. Starship SN6 is outfitted with Raptor SN29 for the test flight. Updates: https://forum...


Arstechnica

SpaceX hops a full-scale Starship prototype for the second time

Next up: More hops, a tank test, and higher flights, most likely.

Teslarati

SpaceX soars with flawless Starship hop, Starlink launch five hours apart

SpaceX has successfully launched a Falcon 9 rocket with 60 Starlink satellites and hopped a Starship prototype just five hours apart. Right on schedule, Falcon 9 booster B1060 brought several days of delays to a welcome end, lifting off...

Teslarati

SpaceX gears up for back-to-back Starlink launch, Starship hop [webcast]

Barring delays, SpaceX plans to launch a new batch of Starlink satellites and hop a Starship prototype for the second time ever within the same 12-hour period today. Originally expected to be paired with yet another Falcon 9 launch on A...

Teslarati

SpaceX Starship test plans solidify after bad weather delays hop

Around the same time SpaceX was preparing for its 100th Falcon rocket launch, bad Texas weather forced the company to abort its second Starship hop test of the month. Since that abort, SpaceX’s near-term Starship test plans have begun t...

NASA Spaceflight

Starship SN6 maiden hop complete – Super Heavy is coming

Starship SN6 is aiming to conduct a 150-meter hop test on Sunday, just a few weeks after SN5 completed the first Starship prototype launch. SN6’s test will be a near-mirror of SN5’s short flight, with both prototypes aiming to refine Spa...

150m Hop

Overview

Destination: Sub-Orbital
Mission: Suborbital

Sub-Orbital SpaceX South Texas Launch Site SpaceX Space Launch Facility, TX, USA
SN6 - SpaceX Starship Landing Pad

The Starship SN6 prototype will attempt to perform a 150m hop similar to the one successfully performed by its predecessor SN5.

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
    30.0 m
  • Diameter
    9.0 m
  • Fairing Diameter
  • Launch Mass
    45 T
  • Thrust
    2900 kN
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


SN6

Status: Active


Type: Core
Flight Proven: No
First Flight: September 3, 2020
Last Flight: September 3, 2020
Flights: 1
Landings Attempted: 1
Landings Successful: 1

Landing Information

SN6 successfully landed at the Starship Landing Pad in Boca Chica, Texas after its first hop.

Result: Successful Return to Landing Site landing at SpaceX Starship Landing Pad.

SpaceX

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CEO: Elon Musk Founded: 2002 Successes: 100 Failures: 6 Pending: 40

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 has many pads, on the East Coast of the US they own SLC-40 at Cape Canaveral and LC-39A at the Kennedy Space Center for their lower inclination launches. They also own SLC-4E at Vandenberg, California for their high inclination launches. Another site is also being developed at Boca Chica, Texas.

INFO WIKI

SpaceX Space Launch Facility, TX, USA

Pad: SpaceX South Texas Launch Site


Long March 4
Success
5 days, 7 hours ago
Haiyang 2C
Launch Area 4 (SLS-2 / 603) - Jiuquan, People's Republic of China

Haiyang (Chinese: "Ocean"), abbreviated HY, is a marine remote sensing satellite series planned by China.


Long March 11
Success
1 week, 4 days ago
Gaofen-03-1
Mobile launch platform - Sea Launch

Gaofen is a series of civilian Earth observation satellites developed and launched for the China High-definition Earth Observation System (CHEOS), ...


Kuaizhou
Failure
2 weeks ago
Jilin-1-02C
Unknown Pad - Jiuquan, People's Republic of China

Jilin-1 is a series of Chinese commercial remote sensing satellites.


Astra Rocket 3.0
Failure
2 weeks ago
Maiden Flight
Launch Pad B - Kodiak Launch Complex, Alaska, USA

This is the first orbital attempt of Astra Space small satellite launch vehicle. Rocket carries no payload for this flight.


Long March 4
Success
2 weeks, 5 days ago
Gaofen-11-02
Unknown Pad - Taiyuan, People's Republic of China

Gaofen is a series of civilian Earth observation satellites developed and launched for the China High-definition Earth Observation System (CHEOS), ...


Long March 2F
Success
3 weeks, 1 day ago
Chinese Reusable Space Vehicle
Launch Area 4 (SLS-1 / 921) - Jiuquan, People's Republic of China

The payload is an experimental reusable spacecraft. It is rumored to be a prototype of a reusable spaceplane (similar to Boeing X-37B vehicle). Th...


Starship Prototype
Success
3 weeks, 1 day ago
150m Hop
SpaceX South Texas Launch Site - SpaceX Space Launch Facility, TX, USA

The Starship SN6 prototype will attempt to perform a 150m hop similar to the one successfully performed by its predecessor SN5.


Falcon 9 Block 5
Success
3 weeks, 2 days ago
Starlink 11
Launch Complex 39A - Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA

A batch of 60 satellites for Starlink mega-constellation - SpaceX's project for space-based Internet communication system.


Vega
Success
3 weeks, 2 days ago
SSMS POC
Ariane Launch Area 1 - Kourou, French Guiana

The Vega POC (Proof Of Concept) flight will be the first mission of the SSMS (Small Spacecraft Mission Service), a modular carbon fiber dispenser, ...


Electron
Success
3 weeks, 5 days ago
I Can’t Believe It’s Not Optical
Rocket Lab Launch Complex 1A - Onenui Station, Mahia Peninsula, New Zealand

This return to flight mission is dedicated for Capella Space, an information services company providing Earth observation data on demand. Capella’...