SpaceX Starship

SpaceX Starship


  • Function: sub-orbital spaceflight, orbital spaceflight, interplanetary spaceflight
  • Height: 120 m (394 ft)
  • Diameter: 9 m (30 ft)
  • Mass: 5,000 t (10,000,000 lb)
  • Altitude: 500 km (310 mi)
  • Orbital inclination: 98.9 °
  • Mass: 100 t (220,000 lb)
  • Volume: 1,000 m³ (35,000 ft³)
  • Launch sites: Starbase Boca Chica TX, Deimos, Phobos, Kennedy Space Center FL Launch Complex 39A, Kennedy Space Center FL Launch Complex 49
  • First stage: SpaceX Super Heavy Booster
  • Second stage: SpaceX Starship HLS

The SpaceX Starship system is a super heavy-lift launch system consisting of a booster named Super Heavy and a second stage named Starship. Starship is both a second stage and a spacecraft. The booster and most variants of the spacecraft are fully reusable. The system will be used to launch Starship HLS to LEO as its second stage. Super Heavy will also be used for multiple fueling missions, launching fully reusable tanker Starship spacecraft to LEO to refuel Starship HLS for its transit to the Gateway. Thus, each Starship HLS that is delivered to the Gateway will require multiple launches. It is also qualified to be bid for CLPS launches.

Starship Integration Tower and Full Stack
Human Landing System (HLS) full stack
Human Landing System (Starship HLS) configuration
Human Landing System (Starship HLS) configuration
Human Landing System (Starship HLS)
Human Landing System (Starship HLS)