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Elon Musk Shares New Starship Photos, Test Flight Imminent
Elon Musk Shares New Starship Photos, Test Flight Imminent

5 Aug 2019, 13:00 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Elon Musk’s space company is currently working on two Starship prototypes, one located in Texas and the other in Florida

 
Watch for a Brief Second a Close-Up of the SpaceX Starhopper Firing Its Engine
Watch for a Brief Second a Close-Up of the SpaceX Starhopper Firing Its Engine

8 Apr 2019, 15:59 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Elon Musk shares very short video of the SpaceX Starhopper as it conducted its second tethered flight on Friday in Boca Chica.

 
SpaceX Raptor Flight Engine Test Fired in Texas
SpaceX Raptor Flight Engine Test Fired in Texas

4 Feb 2019, 15:05 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The version of the engine shown here is the redesigned variant that will actually take off with the Starship sometime in the future

 
SpaceX Starship Broken in Half by Heavy Winds, Weeks Needed for Repairs
SpaceX Starship Broken in Half by Heavy Winds, Weeks Needed for Repairs

24 Jan 2019, 07:59 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Elon Musk confirmed the Starship prototype has indeed been hurt by 50 mph winds and it will take weeks to repair the damage

 
SpaceX Starship Hopper Has a Human Underneath
SpaceX Starship Hopper Has a Human Underneath

11 Jan 2019, 15:54 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Starship is the latest name for the crew-capable spaceship that over the years was named Interplanetary Transport System or the Big Falcon Rocket

 
Used Falcon 9 Launches Comms Satellite, Counter at 18 SpaceX Liftoffs in 2018
Used Falcon 9 Launches Comms Satellite, Counter at 18 SpaceX Liftoffs in 2018

16 Nov 2018, 15:57 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The launch of the Falcon 9 went without a hitch, carrying a variant of the Mitsubishi Electric DS 2000 satellite bus for Qatari operator Es'hailSat

 
Falcon 9 to Be Converted into Downsized Big Falcon Rocket, First Flight in June
Falcon 9 to Be Converted into Downsized Big Falcon Rocket, First Flight in June

8 Nov 2018, 07:57 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Elon Musk says SpaceX is working on a downsized version of the Big Falcon Rocket which is in fact an upgraded Falcon 9 upper stage

 
SpaceX Martian Colony Mars Base Alpha Could Be Operational by 2030
SpaceX Martian Colony Mars Base Alpha Could Be Operational by 2030

25 Sep 2018, 08:40 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Elon Musk tweets that Mars Base Alpha might be up and running around the year 2028, four year after the first humans are planned to reach the Red Planet.

 
Japanese Billionaire Rides Elon Musk Before Going For The Moon in SpaceX Rocket
Japanese Billionaire Rides Elon Musk Before Going For The Moon in SpaceX Rocket

18 Sep 2018, 08:05 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / SpaceX reveals Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa accompanied by eight others will be flying to the Moon in 2023 onboard the BFR.

 
Elon Musk Tweets Photos of Big Falcon Rocket Leaving Earth, Declares OccupyMars
Elon Musk Tweets Photos of Big Falcon Rocket Leaving Earth, Declares OccupyMars

17 Sep 2018, 07:55 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Elon Musk released two new photos showing the Big Falcon rocket. SpaceX expected to announce name of first space tourist later on Monday

 
Name of First SpaceX Private Passenger to be Announced on Sept. 17
Name of First SpaceX Private Passenger to be Announced on Sept. 17

14 Sep 2018, 07:46 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / SpaceX says it has signed the first private citizen to travel around the Moon after being launched in the Big Falcon Rocket.

 
Big Falcon Rocket Ship Interior Rendered by Fan
Big Falcon Rocket Ship Interior Rendered by Fan

13 Sep 2018, 10:08 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / PhD candidate Nick Oberg creates a rendering of the interior of the ship that will set off to Mars on top of the Big Falcon Rocket.

 
SpaceX Says Big Falcon Rocket Testing Possible in Late 2019
SpaceX Says Big Falcon Rocket Testing Possible in Late 2019

7 Sep 2018, 13:00 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / SpaceX COO pushes the expected date for testing of the Big Falcon Rocket Stage two from the first half to the end of next year.

 
SpaceX Martian Colony to Grow Around The Big Falcon Rocket
SpaceX Martian Colony to Grow Around The Big Falcon Rocket

31 Aug 2018, 14:55 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / SpaceX says the Big Falcon Rocket which will bring humans to Mars will act as their initial home in the early days of colonisation.

 
Big Falcon Rocket Tank Arrives at SpaceX Texas Location
Big Falcon Rocket Tank Arrives at SpaceX Texas Location

17 Jul 2018, 10:58 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Footage shows one of the liquid oxygen tanks to be fitted onto the Big Falcon Rocket arriving at the SpaceX facility near Brownsville.

 
SpaceX Drops Crew Dragon Capsule from Helicopter to Test Parachute System
SpaceX Drops Crew Dragon Capsule from Helicopter to Test Parachute System

27 Jun 2018, 06:23 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / SpaceX conducts the 16th test of Crew Dragon’s parachute system to test its ability to slow it down in the event of low altitude abort.

 
SpaceX Fueling Technique Can Be Made Safe, NASA Says
SpaceX Fueling Technique Can Be Made Safe, NASA Says

18 May 2018, 07:51 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / NASA Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel says that with proper safeguards, SpaceX's fueling technique may be safe for manned flights.

 
SpaceX Falcon 9 Ultimate Rocket Targets 99 More Launches
SpaceX Falcon 9 Ultimate Rocket Targets 99 More Launches

14 May 2018, 07:27 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Elon Musk says the life expectancy of the Stage 5 Falcon 9 should be a total of 100 launches, with a turnaround time of only 24 hours.

 
SpaceX Los Angeles Big Falcon Rocket Facility Get Thumbs Up from City Council
SpaceX Los Angeles Big Falcon Rocket Facility Get Thumbs Up from City Council

9 May 2018, 08:43 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Los Angeles City Council approves a ten years SpaceX lease of a location in the Port of LA where the Big Falcon Rocket will be built.

 
SpaceX Big Falcon Rocket to be Built in Los Angeles
SpaceX Big Falcon Rocket to be Built in Los Angeles

18 Apr 2018, 08:35 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti tweets that SpaceX will begin building the Big Falcon Rocket (BFR) in the Port of Los Angeles.