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Operated by SpaceX, a US private venture. The launch vehicle family is designed to provide low cost and high reliability launches. The launch complex is in Texas, USA.

The first stage has 33 Raptor 2 engines. The second stage has 3 Raptor-2 and 3 Raptor-3 vacuum engines.

The version 3 should double the capacity ot LEO to 200t.

Starship launches

# Launch id Payload Launch Date Site Type Status/Comment (orbit in perigee x apogee x inclination x period)
1 n/a Ship 24 20 Apr 2023 at 13:33 UTC starship + superheavy stack Failure: rapid unscheduled disassembly after 4 minutes.
2 n/a Ship 25 18 Nov 2023 at 13:03 UTC starship + superheavy stack Failure: first stage completed its mission, but desintegrated on the way down.
Ship 25 triggered self destruction around T+8 minutes as disposal of liquid oxygen caused a fire
Notes: in the launch site column S stands for Starbase, Boca Chica, Texas USA.

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