Starship Flight 4

Starship Flight 4

Starship will attempt another flight test to demonstrate orbital launch capability.

Last updated: May 10, 2024

Launch Information

Launch Information

Launch Vehicle Details

Mission NameStarship Flight 4
Launch SiteOrbital Launch Pad A, Starbase, Texas, United States
Launch VehicleStarship-Super Heavy (Prototype)
AgencySpaceX
Launch DateJUN TBD 2024

Starship Flight Test 4 will be the 4th flight of Starship. The current launch date is May 2024. SpaceX confirmed that Ship 29 (S29) and Booster 11 (B11) will be used for this mission. Both vehicles will be amended based on corrective actions found in the mishap investigation for Flight 3, which is speculated to be better control of the ship to prevent burning up on re-entry.

Launch Vehicle - Starship-Super Heavy (Prototype)

Empty Mass200 t (200000 Kg; 441000 lbs)
Specific Impulse327 s (3.21 km/s) (Sea-level)
PropellantLiquid Oxygen / Methane
Gross Mass3600 t (3600000 Kg; 7937000 lbs)
Propellant Mass3400 t (3400000 Kg; 7496,000 lbs)
Rocket Height121.0 m
Fairing Diameter9.0 m
Liftoff Thrust74432 kN
Stages2
Height71 m (233 ft)