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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

SpaceX's API reference has both v4 an v5 for launches. The connector as default uses V4 as it has minimal bugs.


VersionDatePull RequestSubject
0.1.02022-10-22InitInitial commit