Sunday, September 26

SpaceX StarHopper 150 meter hop test HD (LOUD)(LIVE 1.5 miles away)

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

Show your support by becoming a Patreon – http://patreon.com/everydayastronaut

The best place for all your space merch needs!
https://everydayastronaut.com/shop/

All music is original! Check out my album “Maximum Aerodynamic Pressure” anywhere you listen to music (Spotify, iTunes, Google Play, Amazon, etc) or click here for easy links – http://everydayastronaut.com/music

I’m the cohost of an awesome podcast where we talk all about current technologies and how they shape our future! http://ourludicrousfuture.com or here on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/ourludicrousfuture