19 votes

SpaceX 150 Meter Starhopper Test

6 comments

  1. [3]
    Eylrid
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    This was a fun launch to watch.

    This was a fun launch to watch.

    10 votes
    1. [2]
      ruspaceni
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      Honestly felt like Kerbal Space Program in real life, seeing a huge unwieldy water tower take flight!

      Honestly felt like Kerbal Space Program in real life, seeing a huge unwieldy water tower take flight!

      10 votes
      1. timo
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        Ridiculous yet amazing!

        Ridiculous yet amazing!

        2 votes
  2. [2]
    emdash
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    Here's a good summary of the test and its context from SpaceNews: https://spacenews.com/spacexs-starhopper-completes-test-flight/

    Here's a good summary of the test and its context from SpaceNews:

    https://spacenews.com/spacexs-starhopper-completes-test-flight/

    5 votes
    1. zlsa
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      And here's an explanation I wrote about why Starhopper is important despite essentially being a flying water tower.

      And here's an explanation I wrote about why Starhopper is important despite essentially being a flying water tower.

      5 votes
  3. rmgr
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    For anybody else who is wondering what the hell a Starhopper is, here's a Wikipedia article on it!

    For anybody else who is wondering what the hell a Starhopper is, here's a Wikipedia article on it!

    2 votes