Tag: SpaceX

SpaceX preps for new launch

A successful static-fire engine test shortly after 4 p.m. Wednesday clears the way for a high-altitude launch from Boca Chica Beach of SpaceX’s Starship...

SpaceX’s Starship program racks up wins in 2020

It was a year of milestones for SpaceX’s Starship development program at Boca Chica, most recently on Dec. 9, when the SN8 achieved the...

Locals share impressions of Starship launch

On Dec. 9, 2020, for the first time in history people in Brownsville and other Lower Rio Grande Valley communities were able to look...

Edinburg native records album inspired by SpaceX

From his home studio in Edinburg, Joe Steven composed an instrumental soundtrack he hopes will take listeners on an intergalactic expedition. Steven’s inspiration for the...

First-of-its-kind: SpaceX SN8 makes successful test flight

“Congrats SpaceX team hell yeah!! ”was SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk’s response not long after the explosive crash landing of SN8 following a successful...

Test flight of SpaceX’s Starship aborted at last second

By MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace Writer CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The first high-altitude test flight of SpaceX’s futuristic Starship was aborted at the last...

Starship test flight set for 4:30 p.m.

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SN8 poised for launch today

SpaceX is poised to make the first high-altitude, suborbital test flight from Boca Chica Beach today, with the SN8 Starship prototype. As with every launch,...

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...

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...