Starship Prototype Test

The starship will not be a finalized rocket. SpaceX plans to use a series of prototype tests to gradually improve the starship and finally reach the design goal.

Latest test

Starship SN15

Succeed
April 2021
Completed the 10km flight test and successfully landed for the first time

Test status

Starship test data

Test progress:82.14% (23/28)
The test process is called "test, fly, fail, repair, repeat".
Success rate
21.43%
Destroyed number
17
Highest flight
12.5km
Next test plan
SN16
starship

Starship list

Starship list Testing time Status Flying height Remarks
MK1 November 2019 Destroy -- Damaged and scrapped
MK2 November 2019 Destroy -- Stop construction and scrap
SN1 March 2020 Destroy -- Damaged and scrapped
MK4 November 2019 Destroy -- Stop construction and scrap
TT1 January 2020 Destroy -- Damaged and scrapped
LOXHTT January 2020 Succeed -- Retire after testing
TT2 January 29, 2020 Destroy -- Damaged and scrapped
SN2 March, 2020 Succeed -- Retire after stress test
SN3 April 2020 Destroy -- Damaged and scrapped
SN4 May 2020 Destroy -- Damaged and scrapped
SN5 January 2021 Succeed 150m Successfully flew 150m and has now been dismantled
SN6 January 2021 Succeed 150m Successfully flew 150m and has now been dismantled
SN7 June 23, 2020 Destroy -- TT, Damaged and scrapped
SN7.1 September 23, 2020 Destroy -- TT, Damaged and scrapped
SN7.2 October 2020 Succeed -- TT, Two low-temperature pressure tests have been carried out
SN8 December 10, 2020 Destroy 12.5km Damaged during 12.5km flight test
SN9 February 03, 2021 Destroy 10km Damaged during the 10km flight test
SN10 March 03, 2021 Destroy 10km Successfully flew 10km, but exploded and damaged 8 minutes after landing
SN11 March 31, 2021 Destroy 10km Damaged during the 10km flight test
SN12 January 2021 Destroy -- During the dismantling, the focus of work shifted to SN15+
SN13 January 2021 Destroy -- Stop construction and shift the focus of work to SN15+
SN14 January 2021 Destroy -- Stop construction and shift the focus of work to SN15+
SN15 April 2021 Succeed 10km Completed the 10km flight test and successfully landed for the first time
SN16 -- Waiting -- The assembly is completed, the preparatory test is completed, and the FAA flight permit has been obtained
SN17 -- Waiting -- --
SN18 -- Waiting -- --
SN19 -- Waiting -- --
SN20 -- Waiting -- Expected to be used as an orbital flight test

MK1

Destroy
November 2019
Damaged and scrapped

MK2

Destroy
November 2019
Stop construction and scrap

SN1

Destroy
March 2020
Damaged and scrapped

MK4

Destroy
November 2019
Stop construction and scrap

TT1

Destroy
January 2020
Damaged and scrapped

LOXHTT

Succeed
January 2020
Retire after testing

TT2

Destroy
January 29, 2020
Damaged and scrapped

SN2

Succeed
March, 2020
Retire after stress test

SN3

Destroy
April 2020
Damaged and scrapped

SN4

Destroy
May 2020
Damaged and scrapped

SN5

Succeed
January 2021
Successfully flew 150m and has now been dismantled

SN6

Succeed
January 2021
Successfully flew 150m and has now been dismantled

SN7

Destroy
June 23, 2020
TT, Damaged and scrapped

SN7.1

Destroy
September 23, 2020
TT, Damaged and scrapped

SN7.2

Succeed
October 2020
TT, Two low-temperature pressure tests have been carried out

SN8

Destroy
December 10, 2020
Damaged during 12.5km flight test

SN9

Destroy
February 03, 2021
Damaged during the 10km flight test

SN10

Destroy
March 03, 2021
Successfully flew 10km, but exploded and damaged 8 minutes after landing

SN11

Destroy
March 31, 2021
Damaged during the 10km flight test

SN12

Destroy
January 2021
During the dismantling, the focus of work shifted to SN15+

SN13

Destroy
January 2021
Stop construction and shift the focus of work to SN15+

SN14

Destroy
January 2021
Stop construction and shift the focus of work to SN15+

SN15

Succeed
April 2021
Completed the 10km flight test and successfully landed for the first time

SN16

Waiting
The assembly is completed, the preparatory test is completed, and the FAA flight permit has been obtained

SN17

Waiting

SN18

Waiting

SN19

Waiting

SN20

Waiting
Expected to be used as an orbital flight test
"MK" is the abbreviation of Mark (number)
"SN" is the abbreviation of Serial Number (serial number)
"TT" is the abbreviation of Test Tank (test tank) "
HTT" is Header Test Abbreviation for Tank (nozzle test tank)