SpaceX conducts multi-engine test; Plans are to fly prototype to 50,000 feet from Boca Chica

At 3:14 a.m. Tuesday SpaceX conducted a successful static-fire test of the three engines mounted in its SN8 Starship prototype at the company’s Boca...

Starship fires engines

SpaceX conducted a successful static fire of the Starship SN8 prototype’s three rocket engines early this morning at the company’s Boca Chica complex. The test...

SN6 hops: SpaceX achieves third test flight at Boca Chica

Shortly before 1 p.m. Thursday, SpaceX test successfully hopped its SN6 Starship prototype to 500 feet at Boca Chica, 30 days after a 500-foot...

Flying high: SpaceX plans for luxury resort

Judging from an advertisement posted on its job board nine days ago, SpaceX has big plans for Boca Chica Village, the formerly sleepy retiree...

Do it again: SpaceX quickly prepares for another hop

Observers of the 500-foot hop of SpaceX’s Starship SN5 prototype on Aug. 4 at the company’s Boca Chica build/test site may have noticed a...

Eyes on Texas: Rocket fans tune in from all over for SpaceX

Tens of thousands of pairs of eyes were fixed to computer screens around the globe the last several weeks, staring at live-stream images of...

WATCH SpaceX’s Starship prototype test flight at Boca Chica

If you missed Tuesday evenings SpaceX Starship "hop" test flight from the Boca Chica Beach facility, here is video of the launch provided by...

SN5 finally hops: SpaceX nails first full-size Starship prototype flight

After aborting planned test flights late Monday and again Tuesday morning, SpaceX on Tuesday evening successfully flew its Starship SN5 prototype and set it...

Environmentalists call for full review of SpaceX ops

A July 3 letter from several environmental groups to the Federal Aviation Administration requested that a new environmental review of SpaceX’s Boca Chica operations...

SpaceX capsule and NASA crew make 1st splashdown in 45 years

By MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace Writer CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Two NASA astronauts returned to Earth on Sunday in a dramatic, retro-style splashdown, their...