SpaceX’s Starship spacecraft and Super Heavy rocket (collectively referred to as Starship) represent a fully reusable transportation system designed to carry both crew and cargo to Earth orbit, the Moon, Mars and beyond. Starship will be the world’s most powerful launch vehicle ever developed, with the ability to carry in excess of 100 metric tonnes to Earth orbit.
Currently in development at SpaceX Starbase, Boca Chica, Texas.
STARSHIP SN15 OVERVIEW:
SpaceX will attempt to launch Starship SN15 on a medium altitude test flight, most likely 10 Kilometers. This version of Starship has hundreds of changes from the past Starship builds, SN8, SN9, SN10, SN11, SN15, SN16 and SN20 Orbital.
Below you will find a list of events heading into Starship SN15s Launch.
CURRENT HIGHWAY 4 ROAD CLOSURES
MAY 21, 2021
SpaceX Starship SN15 has had 3 Raptor engines removed. Build site has giant crane parts. We expect SpaceX Starship SN15 to launch sometime in early June.
APRIL 14, 2021
Road closures for Starbase for Wednesday, April 14th and Thursday, April 15th have been cancelled. No testing for either day.
APRIL 12 2021
Starship SN15 has concluded Cryogenic Testing.
APRIL 9 2021
Starship SN15 Ambient Pressure Test and Venting Concluded
Highway 4 is now open for the weekend.