SpaceX Starship Development

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LabPadre is a free 24/7 live stream of the SpaceX Starship construction and testing site in Boca Chica, Texas. Multi camera views placed in several locations capture every moment of the Starship's construction and testing. LabPadre is devoted to supporting and growing the amazing community surrounding SpaceX and their fascinating developments.

Suborbital
March 31, 2024, midnight

Starship | Integrated Flight Test 3

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

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

Starship Program Updates

Starship | Integrated Flight Test 2 Update
Cosmic_Penguin • Feb. 27, 2024, 2:01 a.m.

Updated failure reason.


Starship | Integrated Flight Test 3 Update
Cosmic_Penguin • Feb. 12, 2024, 11:42 p.m.

NET early March.


Starship | Integrated Flight Test 3 Update
Nosu • Jan. 9, 2024, 7:21 p.m.

NET February


Starship | Integrated Flight Test 3 Update
Cosmic_Penguin • Dec. 15, 2023, 6:26 p.m.

NET early 2024.


Starship | Integrated Flight Test 3 Update
Cosmic_Penguin • Nov. 20, 2023, 4:52 p.m.

Added launch for NET 2023.

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Road Closures

# Name Status Date Window
1 Backup Date Closure Canceled. HWY 4 and Boca Chica Beach will be open. February 28, 2024 02:00 p.m. - 02:00 a.m.

Vehicles

Starship
Booster 10


✕ Flight Proven Active
Active

Super Heavy booster planned for the third Starship integrated flight test.

Super Heavy Prototype
BN2.1


✕ Flight Proven Converted
Converted

Second Super Heavy prototype. Transformed into a test tank.

Starship
Booster 7


✓ Flight Proven Destroyed
Destroyed

Booster 7 is the first Super Heavy booster with 33 Raptor 2 engines and was used for the first Starship integrated flight test with Ship 24. Lost in a launch failure.

Starship
Booster 9


✕ Flight Proven Destroyed
Destroyed

Super Heavy booster that was used for the second Starship integrated flight test and lost after separation.

Starship Prototype
Mk1


✕ Flight Proven Destroyed
Destroyed

Starship Mk1 was partially destroyed during max pressure tank testing, when the forward LOX tank ruptured along a weld line of the craft's steel structure, propelling the bulkhead several meters upwards.

Starship Prototype
SN1


✕ Flight Proven Destroyed
Destroyed

SN1 was destroyed when undergoing pressurization.

Starship Prototype
SN10


✓ Flight Proven Destroyed
Destroyed

SN10 is a Starship Prototype similar in design to SN9. SN10 was destroyed during an explosion on the pad after landing.

Starship Prototype
SN11


✓ Flight Proven Destroyed
Destroyed

SN11 is a Starship Prototype similar in design to SN10 and SN9. It got destroyed during its first flight to an altitude of 10 km.

Starship Prototype
SN3


✕ Flight Proven Destroyed
Destroyed

SN3's cryo test failed, the result being the LOX (Liquid Oxygen) Tank collapsing due to underpressurisation.

Starship Prototype
SN4


✕ Flight Proven Destroyed
Destroyed

On April 26, 2020, SN4 successfully completed a cryogenic pressure test. On May 29, 2020, SN4 exploded after engine testing.

Starship Prototype
SN7


✕ Flight Proven Destroyed
Destroyed

Intentionally destroyed during a pressurization test.

Starship Prototype
SN7.1


✕ Flight Proven Destroyed
Destroyed

SpaceX Test tank for 304L Stainless Steel. Top bulkhead intentionally burst during pressure testing.

Starship Prototype
SN8


✓ Flight Proven Destroyed
Destroyed

SN8 was destroyed when attempting to land after its first flight due to low header tank pressure during landing burn.

Starship Prototype
SN9


✓ Flight Proven Destroyed
Destroyed

SN9 is the first starship prototype to be fully made of 304L stainless steel. It was destroyed on landing after its first flight.

Starship
Booster 4


✕ Flight Proven Retired
Retired

First Super Heavy booster to complete a cryogenic proof test at the Orbital Launch Pad, as well as the first full stack cryogenic proof test for a Starship vehicle. Booster 4 is now on display at SpaceX's Rocket Garden in Boca Chica.

Starship Prototype
SN15


✓ Flight Proven Retired
Retired

Next Starship prototype built after SN11. It features hundreds of design improvements across structures, avionics, software and engine. First Starship prototype to successfully land after a high altitude flight.

Starship Prototype
SN2


✕ Flight Proven Retired
Retired

SN2 successfully went through a pressure and cryo test, but was not used for a static fire or hop.

Starship Prototype
SN7.2


✕ Flight Proven Retired
Retired

SpaceX test tank for 3mm stainless steel sheets. Retired after two pressure tests.

Starship Prototype
Starhopper


✓ Flight Proven Retired
Retired

First prototype of the Starship vehicle. Starhopper was a short test article that flew once to a height of 150m before landing safely.

Super Heavy Prototype
BN1


✕ Flight Proven Scrapped
Scrapped

BN1 was the first Super Heavy prototype built by SpaceX in Boca Chica, TX. It was used as a production and ground operations pathfinder.

Super Heavy Prototype
Booster 3


✕ Flight Proven Scrapped
Scrapped

Super Heavy prototype used for ground testing. First Super Heavy to static fire.

Starship Prototype
SN16


✕ Flight Proven Scrapped
Scrapped

Last suborbital Starship prototype built after SN15, to which it is similar in design. SN16 was later scrapped as SpaceX gathered all data necessary through SN9-15 and shifted focus to the Orbital Flight Test.

Starship Prototype
SN5


✓ Flight Proven Scrapped
Scrapped

Fifth prototype of the Starship prototype vehicle. On the 4th of August, SN5 completed a 150m hop, its first successful launch and landing. SN5 was scrapped in February 2021.

Starship Prototype
SN6


✓ Flight Proven Scrapped
Scrapped

Starship SN6 first flew on Sept. 3rd in Boca Chica, Texas with a single Raptor engine. It flew to height of 150m before landing safely. SN6 was scrapped in January 2021.