Elon Musk declared on the first of October that Starship is ready for a second test flight.
Elon also posted on September 10th a list with 57 completed upgrades required by the FAA in response to the first launch attempt.
Congrats to SpaceX for completing & documented the 57 items required by the FAA for Flight 2 of Starship!— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) September 10, 2023
Worth noting that 6 of the 63 items refer to later flights. pic.twitter.com/YlPg3ywCZE
What seems to be missing is a green light from Fish and Wildlife about the new water deluge system
They have announced it could take anywhere from 30 to 135 days (or longer). An important hurdle, the potential government shutdown, has been averted, which would have no doubt pushed this report further back.
US Fish and Wildlife officials have yet to begin a formal review of SpaceX’s upgrades following Starship’s first launch in April.— Ellie in Space 🚀💫 (@esherifftv) September 20, 2023
This could push back the next launch window by months, which I know none of us want to hear... 1/3 pic.twitter.com/WXkM8Bf5n3
Optimistic people think it could happen in early November.
Tim Dodd has a guide about how to come to Starbase for a visit: How To Visit STARBASE // A Complete Guide To Seeing Starship!.
NASASpaceflight produced a guide for visitors: A Practical Guide To Starbase | Things You Need To Know To See Starship Launch.
Tim Dodd also sat down with Lex Fridman for an extensive interview about Starship: Starship: The most powerful rocket ever made | Tim Dodd and Lex Fridman
Trajectory Comparison Starship and Falcon Heavy
Comparison between the first Starship launch and the most powerful Falcon Heavy configuration from May 1st 2023 for ViaSat-3, where all boosters where expended:
BECO: Booster Engines Cutoff
FTS: Flight Termination System
MECO: Main Engines Cutoff
A more detailed look at the increasingly crippling events for Starship
Because there was no attempt at recovering the boosters, SpaceX could save weight by leaving the landing legs and grid-fins off.
Marcus House: SpaceX Starbase and Stage Zero! How close are we to Starship Orbital Flight Test? – 23.11.2021
Marcus House looks into what can happen when the stack explodes during launch:
SpaceX Starship Explosive Potential, and Big Bang Theory
Tim Dodd was lucky enough to get two guided tours around Starbase by Elon Musk:
-  Elon Musk Explains Updates To Starship And Starbase!
- Go up SpaceX's Starship-catching robotic launch tower with Elon Musk!
- Elon Musk Explains SpaceX's Merlin Engine!
- Elon Musk Explains SpaceX's Raptor Engine!
- [Starbase Tour with Elon Musk PART 1 // Summer 2021
- Starbase Tour with Elon Musk [PART 2 // Summer 2021]
- Starbase Launchpad Tour with Elon Musk [PART 3 // Summer 2021]
SpaceX: Starship | SN10 | High-Altitude Flight Test – 04.03.21
SpaceX: Starship | SN10 | High-Altitude Flight Recap
Tim Dodd: Starship SN10 [4k, Clean Audio & Slow Mo Supercut]
Scott Manley recapping what changes happened in previous iterations until the successful SN-15 launch: SpaceX's Starship Prototype Takes To The Skies And Returns Safely
SpaceX: Starship | SN15 | High-Altitude Flight Test – 06.05.22
SpaceX: Starship | SN15 | Flight Test Recap
Cosmic Perspective: Valhalla: Starship Explosion Footage SN8-SN11 - 4K
StarshipGazer.com: Useful Starship links
Background information about previous SpaceX launches: Wikipedia
FAA: SpaceX Starship Super Heavy Project at the Boca Chica Launch Site
FAA: Licensed Launches
Air Traffic Control System Command Center: ATCSCC ADVZY 054 DCC 04/10/2023 OPERATIONS PLAN
Starship OFT flight plan
The Launch Pad Network: tlpnetwork.com
Vote for my witness: @blue-witness
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