SpaceX (@SpaceX )


Bio SpaceX designs, manufactures and launches the world’s most advanced rockets and spacecraft
Location Hawthorne, CA
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Account created 23-04-2009 21:53:30
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Twitter Web App : Ultimately, Starship will carry as many as 100 people on long-duration, interplanetary flights

Twitter Web App : Starship will provide affordable delivery of significant quantities of cargo and people, essential for building Moon bases and Mars cities

Twitter Web App : Starship will use in-space propellant transfer to enable the delivery of over 100t of useful mass to the surface of the Moon or Mars

Twitter Web App : Starship will be the most powerful rocket in history, capable of carrying humans to the Moon, Mars, and beyond

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iPhone : Raptor is a full-flow, staged combustion rocket engine powered by cryogenic methane and liquid oxygen

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iPhone : Starship serves as a large, long-duration spacecraft capable of carrying passengers or cargo to Earth orbit, planetary destinations, and between destinations on Earth

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iPhone : 11 years ago today, we launched our first successful mission. To date, we’ve completed 78 launches and have developed the world’s only operational reusable orbital class rockets and spacecraft—capable of launching to space, returning to Earth, and flying again

Twitter Media Studio : Starship update live now…

Twitter Web App : Watching some weather in the area; moving Starship update to no earlier than 8:00 p.m. CDT

Twitter Web App : Starship at our launch facility in Cameron County, Texas. Watch as Elon Musk gives an update on the vehicle today at ~7:00 p.m. CDT →

iPhone : .NASA & SpaceX conducted a test of the company’s emergency escape system at Launch Complex 39A. NASA_Astronauts participated in the exercise to verify the crew can safely evacuate from the launch pad in the unlikely event of an emergency before liftoff:

Twitter Web App : As part of our program, SpaceX has been testing the #CrewDragon parachute system, which consists of two drogue parachutes and four main ring-sail parachutes—the same type of parachutes that have been commonly used for human spaceflight in the past:

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Twitter Web App : Fired together at full throttle, Crew Dragon's eight SuperDracos can move the spacecraft 0.5 miles—the length of over 7 American football fields lined up end to end—in 7.5 seconds, reaching a peak velocity of 436 mph

Twitter Web App : Ahead of our in-flight abort test for NASA Commercial Crew—which will demonstrate Crew Dragons ability to safely carry astronauts away from the rocket in the unlikely event of an emergency—our team has completed over 700 tests of the spacecrafts SuperDraco engines

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