SpaceX Status Report – September 2, 2020

This SpaceX Status Report is updated throughout the day.

Boca Chica, Texas

Cameron County, Texas

SN6 Hop Test

  • Primary Date – September 3. 2020 – 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
  • Secondary Date – September 4. 2020 – 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
  • Secondary Date – September 5. 2020 – 8:00 am – 8:00 pm

SN7.1 Test

  • Primary Date – September 6. 2020 – 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
  • Secondary Date – September 7. 2020 – 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
  • Secondary Date – September 8. 2020 – 8:00 am – 8:00 pm

Starship Status

  • SN5 – Moved out of the mid-bay to make room for SN8 stacking.
  • SN6 – On Test Stand A – Preparing for 150m hop test scheduled for September 3, 2020.
  • SN7.1 – Stacking completed. Pressure test scheduled for September 6, 2020.
  • SN8 – Stacked to usual “full” level. Will it get a nose and aerodynamic surfaces before testing?
  • SH-SN1 – Super Heavy under construction.

Facilities Status

  • Low Bay – A stacked nosecone assembly
  • Mid Bay – SN8 Undergoing stacking
  • High Bay – Under construction – The last level has been installed.
  • Test Stand A – SN6 – 150m hop test scheduled for September 3, 2020.
  • Test Stand B – Preparing for SN7.1 destructive pressure test scheduled for September 6, 2020.
  • Orbital Launch Mount – Under construction – A third column has been sleaved. Two rebar cages installed awaiting metal sleaves.
  • Old Gas Well – On-site methane (CH4) propellant production? More concrete poured.

Cape Canaveral, Florida

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

Starlink 11 – Falcon 9 – B1060.2

  • Tuesday, September 3 at 8:46 a.m. EDT (13:29 UTC)

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

  • N/A

News and Commentary

On the Web


On YouTube

RGV Aerial Photography – SpaceX Build Site/Launch Site Flyover 09/02!


NASASpaceflight – SpaceX Boca Chica – Starship SN10 parts arriving as SN6 looks forward to hop


What about it!? – RGV Aerial Report #1 – SN6 Ready For The Hop!


TheSpaceXFans – SpaceX Starship Updates! SN6 Hop Aborted, SN7.1 Testing Soon! TheSpaceXShow


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