SpaceX in 2021 Will Have 3,000 Employees Mass-Producing Two Starships Per Week

Felix Schlang at What about It? has covered key news from Elon Musk’s Starship conversation with Robert Zubrin, President of the Mars Society. Elon Musk says currently there are 300 employees working on Starships in Boca Chica. Elon said by next year there will be 3,000 employees working on building a factory for mass-producing two …

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SpaceX is Already Building the Orbital Starship

SpaceX will not build a new nosecone for the Starhopper. Elon Musk tweeted that the new nosecone is being built for the orbital Starship. Elon has previously indicated that the orbital version of the Starship would be completed in June 2019. Elon Musk has tweeted that the first orbital Starship upper stage prototype should be …

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SpaceX Puts in Fuel Tanks into StarHopper and Shows Metallic Heat Shield Tests

SpaceX continues to march ahead with the Starhopper. They are recovering from the wind damaged nose cone for the Starhopper and they placed fuel tanks into the bottom half of the Starhopper. Elon Musk tweeted out a video clip of the testing of the metallic heat shield up to 1100 celsius. [Removed – Starhopper photos …

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