SpaceX StarHopper 150 meter hop test HD (LOUD)(LIVE 1.5 miles away)
SpaceX hopped their StarShip prototype vehicle known as StarHopper today with serial number 6 Raptor Engine. The vehicle flew about 150 meters (492 feet) up translated over to the landing pad about 100 meters away (328 feet).
This was a very important milestone for the StarShip / StarHopper prototype, but was also very high risk. Luckily everything went well and it was amazing!
Need to know more about the Raptor engine and why it’s awesome? https://youtu.be/LbH1ZDImaI8
Want to know more about what the StarHopper is or how it differs from StarShip? Here’s my video about what it is and what its purpose is – https://youtu.be/DM6WqjJCKQo
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