Next Spaceflight

Status

Orbital Test Flight

Launch Time
NET November, 2021

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

Rocket

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

Vehicles

Booster 4

Flight #1
Expendable

Ship 20

Flight #1
Expendable

Mission Details

Orbital Test Flight

Starship will perform a test flight to demonstrate orbital launch capability. After stage separation, Super Heavy Booster 4 will perform a boostback burn and splashdown 20 miles (32 km) off the Texas coast. Starship Ship 20 will reenter the atmosphere over the Pacific Ocean and splashdown 62 miles (100 km) northwest of Kauai.

Location

Orbital Launch Pad A, Starbase, Texas, USA