SpaceX Status Report – September 9, 2020

This SpaceX Status Report is updated throughout the day.

Boca Chica, Texas

Cameron County, Texas

SN7.1 Test

  • Primary Date – September 10, 2020 – 9:00 pm – 6:00 am
  • Primary Date – September 14, 2020 – 9:00 pm – 6:00 am
  • Backup Date – September 15, 2020 – 9:00 pm – 6:00 am
  • Backup Date – September 16, 2020 – 9:00 pm – 6:00 am

Starship Status

  • SN5 – Shipyard
  • SN6 – Mid Bay
  • SN7.1 – Test Stand B
  • SN8 – Mid Bay
  • SN9 – Under construction
  • SN10 – Under construction – The upper bulkhead was sleaved with a four-ring stack. All of the previous upper bulkheads have been sleeved with a three-ring stack.
  • SN11 – Under construction – Aft dome section spotted.
  • SH-SN1 Under construction – The first Super-Heavy booster.

Facilities Status

  • Low Bay – A stacked nosecone assembly
  • Mid Bay – SN6, SN8
  • High Bay – Under construction. Two roof trusses installed.
  • Test Stand A – Empty
  • Test Stand B – SN7.1
  • Orbital Launch Mount – Under construction – Installing 6th and final rebar cage underway. The fourth column has been sleeved.
  • Landing Pad – Empty
  • Old Gas Well – On-site methane (CH4) propellant production?

Cape Canaveral, Florida

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

Starlink 12

  • Thursday, September, 17th, 2:17 pm EDT (UTC-4) –  This is the 13th batch of approximately 60 satellites for SpaceX’s Starlink broadband network. This will bring the total number of Starlink satellites to ~691.

Starlink 13

  • NET September – TBD –  This is the 14th batch of approximately 60 satellites for SpaceX’s Starlink broadband network. This will bring the total number of Starlink satellites to ~691.

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

GPS 3 SV04

  • Wednesday, September 30, 2020, 8:00 pm-12:00 am EDT (0000-0400 UTC)

News and Commentary

NASASpaceflight – SpaceX Boca Chica – SN11 Parts Spotted


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



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