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This page contains the setup guide and reference information for the SpaceX-API source connector.


No prerequisites, but a dummy api_key is required as it enhances security in future build. Please check the available routes at SpaceX Routes.

Setup guide

Step 1: Set up SpaceX connection

  • Have a dummy API key (Example: 12345)
  • A specific id (If specific info is needed)

Step 2: Set up the SpaceX-API connector in Airbyte

For Airbyte Cloud:

  1. Log into your Airbyte Cloud account.
  2. In the left navigation bar, click Sources. In the top-right corner, click +new source.
  3. On the Set up the source page, enter the name for the SpaceX-API connector and select Spacex-API from the Source type dropdown.
  4. Enter your api_key.
  5. Enter your id if needed. (Optional)
  6. Click Set up source.

For Airbyte OSS:

  1. Navigate to the Airbyte Open Source dashboard.
  2. Set the name for your source.
  3. Enter your api_key.
  4. Enter your id if needed. (Optional)
  5. Click Set up source.

Supported sync modes

The SpaceX-API source connector supports the following sync modes:

Full Refresh SyncYes
Incremental SyncNo
Replicate Incremental DeletesNo
SSL connectionYes

Supported Streams

  • Launches
  • Capsules
  • Company
  • Crew
  • Cores
  • Dragons
  • History
  • Landpads
  • Payloads
  • Roadster
  • Rockets
  • Ships
  • Starlink

API method example


Performance considerations

The SpaceX API has both v4 and v5 for launches. The connector as default uses V4 as it has minimal bugs.


Config fields reference

Property name
Unique ID for specific source target
Configuration options for endpoints


VersionDatePull RequestSubject
0.1.12023-11-0832202Adjust schemas to cover all fields in the records
0.1.02022-10-22InitInitial commit