News Archive / Tagged: Sn9
Starship SN9 lands hard following high-altitude testNicholas D'AlessandroFebruary 2nd, 2021
SpaceX was finally able to launch its Starship SN9 prototype in a much-anticipated sophomore outing for the high-altitude test flight program. However, an engine issue appeared to cause the vehicle to land explosively.
Following FAA approval, SpaceX set to fly Starship SN9 todayDerek RichardsonFebruary 2nd, 2021
Late on Feb. 1, the Federal Aviation Administration granted approval for SpaceX to test its Starship SN9 prototype as early as Feb. 2.
Amid FAA delays, twin Starships stand tall in Boca ChicaNicholas D'AlessandroJanuary 29th, 2021
While SpaceX and Starship SN9 continue to face regulatory holds from the Federal Aviation Administration for flight certification, Starship SN10 has been rolled out to the launch pad.
Regulators withhold Starship SN9 flight approval, test delayedDerek RichardsonJanuary 28th, 2021
When SpaceX employees in South Texas woke up this morning, they likely expected they'd be flying their Starship SN9 prototype on a high-altitude test, hopefully ending with a successful landing. However, the regulatory process appeared to keep the test article firmly planted on the ground.
SpaceX set for ambitious Starship SN9 high-altitude testNicholas D'AlessandroJanuary 26th, 2021
SpaceX's Starship SN9 continues the company's theme of ultra-rapid development, with the next high-altitude flight test coming as early as this week.
Gallery: Preparations for Starship SN9 test flight continueNicholas D'AlessandroJanuary 25th, 2021
Preflight testing for Starship SN9 appears to be complete ahead of the follow-up to last-month's unprecedented SN8 high-altitude flight.