May 18, 2021 – SpaceX Status Report

Boca Chica Testing

Cameron County, Texas – Road Closures


News and Commentary

RGV Aerial Photography – Starship SN15 On Pad B Flyover Only


SpaceX – Crew-1 Mission Recap


Blender 3D Creation Eccentric – SpaceX Launch table columns, Starbase sign & new delivery, Boca Chica TX. UPDATE May 18th, 2021


What about it!? – SpaceX Starship SN20 Orbital Flight Analyzed – Flight Plan released!



Starship Construction Status

  • SN15 – Landing Pad
  • SN16 – High Bay
  • SN17 – Mid Bay

Cape Canaveral, Florida

Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A), Kennedy Space Center

  1. NASA, CRS-22 Dragon – June 3, 2021, 1:25 pm EDT (1725 UTC)
  2. USSF 44 – Falcon Heavy – July, TBD
  3. NASA, CRS-23 Dragon – August 18, TBD
  4. Inspiration 4, Dragon
  5. USSF 52 – Falcon Heavy – October, TBD
  6. NASA, Crew 3 Dragon – October 23, TBD
  7. IXPE – Falcon 9 – November 17, TBD
  8. NASA, CRS-24 Dragon – December 4, TBD

Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40), Cape Canaveral Air Force Station

  • Starlink v1.0-L28, May 26, 2021, 2:59 pm EDT (1859 UTC)
  • SXM 8 – June 1, 2021, 12:25 am EDT (0425 UTC)
  • Transporter 2 – July, TBD
  • USSF, GPS 3 SV05, June 17, 2021
  • Turksat 5B, 4th Quarter

Vandenberg Air Force Base, California

  • Falcon 9 • WorldView Legion 1 & 2, September, TBD
  • Falcon 9 • DART, November 24, TBD

May 17, 2021 – SpaceX Status Report

Boca Chica Testing

Cameron County, Texas – Road Closures


News and Commentary

NASASpaceflight – New Crane for Orbital Site Construction Comes Together | SpaceX Boca Chica


Starship Construction Status

  • SN15 – Landing Pad
  • SN16 – High Bay
  • SN17 – Mid Bay

Cape Canaveral, Florida

Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A), Kennedy Space Center

  1. NASA, CRS-22 Dragon – June 3, 2021, 1:25 pm EDT (1725 UTC)
  2. USSF 44 – Falcon Heavy – July, TBD
  3. NASA, CRS-23 Dragon – August 18, TBD
  4. Inspiration 4, Dragon
  5. USSF 52 – Falcon Heavy – October, TBD
  6. NASA, Crew 3 Dragon – October 23, TBD
  7. IXPE – Falcon 9 – November 17, TBD
  8. NASA, CRS-24 Dragon – December 4, TBD

Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40), Cape Canaveral Air Force Station

  • Starlink v1.0-L28, May 26, 2021, 2:59 pm EDT (1859 UTC)
  • SXM 8 – June 1, 2021, 12:25 am EDT (0425 UTC)
  • Transporter 2 – July, TBD
  • USSF, GPS 3 SV05, June 17, 2021
  • Turksat 5B, 4th Quarter

Vandenberg Air Force Base, California

  • Falcon 9 • WorldView Legion 1 & 2, September, TBD
  • Falcon 9 • DART, November 24, TBD

May 16, 2021 – SpaceX Status Report

Boca Chica Testing

Cameron County, Texas – Road Closures


News and Commentary

NASASpaceflight – Two Massive Cranes Assembled | SpaceX Boca Chica


Starship Gazer – SpaceX Starbase TX All Unique Footage Boca Chica Beach Texas Space X Star Base SN15 Launch Pad SN 15


Starship Construction Status

  • SN15 – Landing Pad
  • SN16 – High Bay
  • SN17 – Mid Bay

Cape Canaveral, Florida

Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A), Kennedy Space Center

  • NASA, CRS-22 Dragon – June 3, 2021, TBD
  • USSF 44 – Falcon Heavy – July, TBD
  • NASA, CRS-23 Dragon – August 18, TBD
  • Inspiration 4, Dragon
  • USSF 52 – Falcon Heavy – October, TBD
  • NASA, Crew 3 Dragon – October 23, TBD
  • IXPE – Falcon 9 – November 17, TBD
  • NASA, CRS-24 Dragon – December 4, TBD

Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40), Cape Canaveral Air Force Station

  • SXM 8 – June 1, 2021, 12:25 am EDT (0425 UTC)
  • Transporter 2 – July, TBD
  • USSF, GPS 3 SV05, June 17, 2021
  • Turksat 5B, 4th Quarter

Vandenberg Air Force Base, California

  • Falcon 9 • WorldView Legion 1 & 2, September, TBD
  • Falcon 9 • DART, November 24, TBD

May 15, 2021 – SpaceX Status Report

SpaceX – Starlink v1.0-L26

Boca Chica Testing

Cameron County, Texas – Road Closures


News and Commentary

NASASpaceflight
New Starbase Sign Unveiled | SpaceX Boca Chica

NSF Live: Starship SN15’s future, China lands on Mars, Rocket Lab experiences anomaly, and more


spaceXcentric – Starship Orbital Flight Details Released to FCC | SpaceX in the News


Marcus House – SpaceX Starship development shifts focus to orbital flight with Super Heavy




Starship Construction Status

  • SN15 – Landing Pad
  • SN16 – High Bay
  • SN17 – Mid Bay

Cape Canaveral, Florida

Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A), Kennedy Space Center

  • NASA, CRS-22 Dragon – June 3, 2021, TBD
  • USSF 44 – Falcon Heavy – July, TBD
  • NASA, CRS-23 Dragon – August 18, TBD
  • Inspiration 4, Dragon
  • USSF 52 – Falcon Heavy – October, TBD
  • NASA, Crew 3 Dragon – October 23, TBD
  • IXPE – Falcon 9 – November 17, TBD
  • NASA, CRS-24 Dragon – December 4, TBD

Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40), Cape Canaveral Air Force Station

  • SXM 8 – June 1, 2021, 12:25 am EDT (0425 UTC)
  • Transporter 2 – July, TBD
  • USSF, GPS 3 SV05, June 17, 2021
  • Turksat 5B, 4th Quarter

Vandenberg Air Force Base, California

  • Falcon 9 • WorldView Legion 1 & 2, September, TBD
  • Falcon 9 • DART, November 24, TBD

May 14, 2021 – SpaceX Status Report

Boca Chica Testing

Cameron County, Texas – Road Closures


News and Commentary

SpaceX – Starship SN15 Flight Test Recap

NASASpaceflight – Starship SN15 Lifted Onto Suborbital Pad B | SpaceX Boca Chica



Starship Construction Status

  • SN15 – Landing Pad
  • SN16 – High Bay
  • SN17 – Mid Bay

Cape Canaveral, Florida

Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A), Kennedy Space Center

  • Starlink v1.0-L26, May 15, 2021, 6:54 pm EDT (2254 UTC)
  • NASA, CRS-22 Dragon – June 3, 2021, TBD
  • USSF 44 – Falcon Heavy – July, TBD
  • NASA, CRS-23 Dragon – August 18, TBD
  • Inspiration 4, Dragon
  • USSF 52 – Falcon Heavy – October, TBD
  • NASA, Crew 3 Dragon – October 23, TBD
  • IXPE – Falcon 9 – November 17, TBD
  • NASA, CRS-24 Dragon – December 4, TBD

Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40), Cape Canaveral Air Force Station

  • SXM 8 – June 1, 2021, 12:25 am EDT (0425 UTC)
  • Transporter 2 – July, TBD
  • USSF, GPS 3 SV05, June 17, 2021
  • Turksat 5B, 4th Quarter

Vandenberg Air Force Base, California

  • Falcon 9 • WorldView Legion 1 & 2, September, TBD
  • Falcon 9 • DART, November 24, TBD