Starship

In-active Re-Usable Starship

SpaceX (SpX)

None

Description

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

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

SpaceX

Commercial
CEO: Elon Musk
SpX 2002

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.

Upcoming Spaceflights


Starship | Orbital Flight Test

SpaceX | USA
SpaceX Space Launch Facility, TX, USA
TBD November, 2022
Status: To Be Determined
Mission: Test Flight

Maiden flight of the two-stage Starship launch vehicle. The booster will separate 170 seconds into flight and return to land approximately 32 km off the shore in the Gulf of Mexico. The second stage will achieve orbit until performing a powered, targeted splashdown approximately 100 km off the northwest coast of Kauai (Hawaii).

Low Earth Orbit Booster 7 - Maiden Flight Gulf of Mexico
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Starship | Superbird-9

SpaceX | USA
Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA
TBD December, 2024
Status: To Be Determined
Mission:

Superbird-9 is a high throughput communication satellite. It is designed to deliver broadcast and broadband missions in Ku band primarily over Japan and Eastern Asia, in response to mobility and broadband demands.

Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit
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