April 20, 2021 – SpaceX Status Report

Boca Chica Testing

Cameron County, Texas – Road Closures

  • April 20, 2021 – 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. – Closure Scheduled
  • April 21, 2021 – 10:30 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. – Closure Scheduled
  • April 21, 2021 – 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. – Closure Cancelled

News and Commentary

NASASpaceflight – New Booster Dome Spotted – Starship SN16 Aft Section Lifted into Mid Bay | SpaceX Boca Chica

Second GSE Tank Arrives at the Orbital Launch Pad | SpaceX Boca Chica


What about it!? – Why Did NASA Award SpaceX 2.9 Billion Dollars For A Lunar Lander?


Starship Construction Status

  • SN15 – Test Stand A
  • SN16 – Mid Bay

Cape Canaveral, Florida

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

  • NASA, Crew 2 Dragon – April 22, 2021, 6:11 am EDT (1011 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

  • April 28, 2021 – SpaceX Starlink v1.0-L24 – 12:05 am EDT (1205 UTC)
  • 12:25 am EDT (0425 UTC) – SXM 8 – June 1, 2021, 12:25 am EDT (0425 UTC)
  • Transporter 2 – July, TBD
  • June 17, 2021 – USSF, GPS 3 SV05
  • 4th Quarter – Turksat 5B

Vandenberg Air Force Base, California

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

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