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Fleet Overview

Active Fleet

Of Course I Still Love You

Autonomous Spaceport Droneship based on the US West Coast for offshore booster landings.

NRC Quest

NRC Quest is the Pacific Ocean fairing recovery ship. NRC Quest previously recovered Cargo Dragon.

Doug

Doug is one SpaceX's two new multi-purpose recovery ships. Designed for fairing recovery and droneship operations.

Just Read the Instructions

Autonomous Spaceport Droneship based on the US East Coast for offshore booster landings.

GO Quest

GO Quest is the current West Coast droneship support ship, formerly based on the US East Coast.

Bob

Bob is one SpaceX's two new multi-purpose recovery ships. Designed for fairing recovery and droneship operations.

A Shortfall of Gravitas

Autonomous Spaceport Droneship based on the US East Coast for offshore booster landings. New for 2021.

GO Searcher

GO Searcher is a Dragon recovery vessel, equipped with a medical facility and helipad. Usually deployed in the Atlantic Ocean.

Finn Falgout

Finn Falgout is a tugboat that is used to tow droneships to landing zones in the Atlantic Ocean.

GO Navigator

GO Navigator is a Dragon recovery vessel and is built identically to GO Searcher. Usually deployed in the Gulf of Mexico.

Robots

Octagrabber

The Falcon 9 Securing Robot, known as Octagrabber, operates on both SpaceX droneships to secure boosters after a landing.

Spaceports

Phobos

Phobos is one of two Starship floating spaceports that SpaceX is currently constructing.

Deimos

Deimos is one of two Starship floating spaceports that SpaceX is currently constructing.

Former Fleet / Honourable Mentions

Shelia Bordelon

Shelia Bordelon was a temporary SpaceX fairing recovery vessel. Equipped with a 50-ton crane to lift fairing halves from the water.

GO Discovery

GO Discovery is a ship occasionally used to transport Starship equipment between the development sites in Florida and Texas.

GO Ms. Tree

GO Ms. Tree is a fast, maneuverable vessel that was previously modified to catch fairing halves.

GO Pursuit

A former fairing recovery ship based in Florida. Used throughout 2018 with varying success. Later replaced by Ms. Tree.

GO Ms. Chief

GO Ms. Chief is the near-identical sister ship to Ms. Tree that was previously modified to catch fairing halves.

OCIRTI

Of Course I Read The Instructions. Starship spotting boat belonging to @SpacePadreIsle. Doggo included.

Hawk

Hawk is a tugboat that is sometimes used to tow droneships to landing zones in the Atlantic Ocean.