Follow live updates as SpaceX attempts latest Starship SN10 launch


SpaceX will reattempt a flight test of its Mars-bound Starship spacecraft on Wednesday after the lift-off was aborted with just one tenth of a second left to go on the countdown.

Starship SN10 is on the launchpad at SpaceX’s Boca Chica facility in Texas, and has less than three hours left of its eight hour launch window to achieve what it predecessors could not.

If successful, SN10 will become the first Starship prototype to achieve a landing after flying to a high altitude, with similar tests of SN8 and SN8 ending in fiery explosions.

The launch window runs from 9am local time (3pm GMT) until 6pm (12am GMT, Thursday).

SpaceX will be providing a live stream of the launch, which will go live shortly before the attempt is made.

We will have the stream right here as soon as it’s available, and you can follow all the latest updates right here.


SpaceX stream is here!

And right on time, here’s the official SpaceX stream:

Anthony Cuthbertson3 March 2021 23:10


Hovering in the clouds

Starship SN10 is using a single Raptor engine to hover in the clouds.


Anthony Cuthbertson3 March 2021 23:20


Still rising

Still rising. Aiming for 10km before the belly flop descent and landing flip manoeuvre.


Anthony Cuthbertson3 March 2021 23:18


Anthony Cuthbertson3 March 2021 23:16


Anthony Cuthbertson3 March 2021 23:15


Countdown paused at 1 minute

Countdown pauses briefly but it has started again. 30 seconds now to go.

Anthony Cuthbertson3 March 2021 23:14


T-minus 1 minute

Just 60 seconds left on the countdown.

Anthony Cuthbertson3 March 2021 23:13


T-Minus 3 minutes


Anthony Cuthbertson3 March 2021 23:12


Still waiting on official SpaceX stream

There is still no official live stream of the Starship SN10 launchpad from SpaceX, but everything continues to move in the right direction.

It’s roughly T-minus 5 minutes until lift-off.

Anthony Cuthbertson3 March 2021 23:09


Tri-vents underway

The final process of this launch sequence has occurred, with the Raptor engines venting.

That means there’s just 10 minutes to go until launch.

Anthony Cuthbertson3 March 2021 23:04

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