May 8, 2021 – SpaceX Status Report

Boca Chica Testing

Cameron County, Texas – Road Closures


News and Commentary

NASASpaceflight
Starship SN16 Moves in the High Bay | SpaceX Boca Chica

Starship SN15 Moved – Booster Common Dome Flipped | SpaceX Boca Chica


Scott Manley – SpaceX’s Starship Prototype Takes To The Skies And Returns Safely


spaceXcentric – Elon Musk: Might Try to Refly Starship SN15 Soon | SpaceX in the News


Marcus House – SpaceX Starship SN15 Success, Crew 1 Returns Safely & Mars Perseverance and Ingenuity Update



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

  • Starlink v1.0-L27, May 9, 2021, 2:42 am EDT (0642 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

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