Starship SN15 Launch Thread!

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This is the first flight of SN15, and the fifth flight of a multi-Raptor Starship prototype.
This is the first flight of a rocket from the new series of improved prototypes (SN15-SN19)

Livestreams:
SpaceX Official Stream:
https://www.youtube.com/user/spacexchannel 5 minutes before launch
NSF: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NPNvB5ComFw
EDA: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=htnG_mABtSQ
LabPadre: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sTA0GTgFn5E
Marcus House: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e3_K77TU18A
SpaceXCentric: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jX6FCR0gd5I
What about it: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QqxufHawMdk

Launch window: Wednesday May 5, window 13:00 - 20:00 (UTC-6)

Launch vehicle: SpaceX Starship Number 15 (SN15) with 3 Raptor engines
Launch pad: Suborbital Pad, Boca Chica / Starbase, Texas
Landing pad: Starship Landing Pad, Boca Chica / Starbase, Texas
Hop parameters: Max altitude will be ~10 km.

A horizontal 'flop' following apogee will occur. Right before landing, the vehicle will perform a powered flip to return upright. Engines are expected to be turned off gradually on ascent.

Road Closures: https://www.cameroncounty.us/spacex/

FAA notice: https://tfr.faa.gov/save_pages/detail_1_8906.html

SpaceX twitter: https://twitter.com/SpaceX
Elon Musk twatter: https://twitter.com/elonmusk/