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Watch SpaceX’s fourth Starship flight test

SpaceX’s Starship rocket on its launch pad.
SpaceX is aiming to perform a controlled reentry for Starship, with a splashdown in the Indian Ocean. | Image: SpaceX

SpaceX sent the Starship vehicle on its fourth flight test Thursday. The vehicle lifted off at 8:50AM ET and separated from its Super Heavy booster rocket without issue. While the Starship continues on its path toward the Indian Ocean, a livestream from SpaceX showed the booster rocket executing a landing burn and splashing down in the Gulf of Mexico as planned.

You can watch the livestream via SpaceX’s account on X or via third-party streams like the NASASpaceFlight channel broadcasting from near the launch site.

SpaceX says the primary objective for the fourth flight test is to demonstrate the ability to return…

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