Type: Prototype
Class: Starship
Status: Destroyed
Fate: Tank rupture during testing
Year Built: 2020
Year Decomissioned: 2020


Previously known as “Mk3” until it was announced by Elon Musk that the naming convention for test articles would be changed to “Serial Number”.

While on the test stand, SN1 suffered a failure when the tank imploded and was destroyed.


All dates & times are local unless otherwise indicated.

Date Type Location
2020 Construction Boca Chica, Texas
28 February 2020 Cryogenic Pressure Test Failure Suborbital Pad A, Boca Chica, Texas
28 February 2020 Decomissioned Boca Chica, Texas

Location History

Location Date From Date To
Production Facility (Boca Chica, Texas) September 2019 26 February 2020
Suborbital Pad A (Boca Chica, Texas) 26 February 2020 28 February 2020


More Information

UTC Time

Friday, 30-Sep-22 11:12:54 UTC

Boca Chica Local Time

Friday, 30-Sep-22 06:12:54 CDT