Next Spaceflight


Orbital Test Flight

Launch Time
NET April, 2023

First full-stack launch of Starship and Super Heavy. First Starship launch to attempt to reach orbit.


Starship-Super Heavy (Prototype)
Status: Active
Liftoff Thrust: 61,800 kN
Stages: 2
Strap-ons: 0
Rocket Height: 120.0 m
Fairing Diameter: 9.0 m

Mission Details

Orbital Test Flight

Starship will perform a test flight to demonstrate orbital launch capability. After stage separation, The Super Heavy Booster will perform a boostback burn and splashdown 20 miles (32 km) off the Texas coast. Starship will reenter the atmosphere over the Pacific Ocean and splashdown 62 miles (100 km) northwest of Kauai.

Low Earth Orbit


Orbital Launch Pad A, Starbase, Texas, USA