SpaceX Status Report – August 18, 2020

Boca Chica, Texas

  • SN5 – Under repair in the mid-bay.
  • SN6 – On Test Stand 1 – Installing Raptor SN29.
  • SN7.1 – Test tank under construction in the tents.
  • SN8 – Under construction in the mid-bay.
  • SN9 – Under construction in the tents.
  • High Bay – Under construction – Installing Level 4, Half the height of the other levels. Is this the final level?
  • Orbital Launchpad – Under construction – Rebar work for base columns.
  • Installing a second test stand. Is this for testing SN7.1?
  • Old gas well – On-site methane (CH4) propellant production?

Cape Canaveral, Florida

  • Crew Dragon 1 capsule delivered to Cape Canaveral, Florida.

LC-39A Kennedy Space Center

  • August 18 – 14:32 UTC, Falcon 9 – Starlink 10/SkySats 19-21 – Falcon 9 B1049.6 – This is a record sixth flight and landing for this Falcon 9 booster. One fairing half successfuly captured.

SLC-40 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station

  • N/A

John Randolph – Launch Site Improvements


John Randolph – SpaceX Curb Appeal


NASASpaceFlight – SpaceX Boca Chica – Starship SN6 Receives Raptor SN29


What About It – What is SpaceX actually building in Boca Chica?



RGV Aerial Photography – SpaceX Boca Chica Site Aerial Update!


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