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Starhopper 150m Hop

Overview

Destination: Suborbital
Mission: Test Flight

Suborbital SpaceX South Texas Launch Site SpaceX Space Launch Facility, TX, USA
Starhopper - SpaceX Starship Landing Pad

SpaceX's latest prototype rocket design, Starhopper, has successfully performed a 150m hop on Tuesday August 27, 2019 at 22:02 UTC.

Starship Prototype

Family: Starship
Configuration: Prototype

Prototype of SpaceX's Starship, a fully reusable second stage and space vehicle.

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Specifications
  • Stages
    1
  • Length
    30.0 m
  • Diameter
    9.0 m
  • Fairing Diameter
    9.0 m
  • Launch Mass
    45 T
  • Thrust
Family
  • Name
    Starship Prototype
  • Family
    Starship
  • Variant
    Prototype
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Starship Prototype
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

Booster Info


Starhopper

Status: Retired


Type: Core
Flight Proven: Yes
First Flight: July 26, 2019
Last Flight: August 27, 2019
Flights: 2
Landings Attempted: 2
Landings Successful: 2
Previous Starhopper Flights

Landing Information

Starhopper successfully landed after its 150m hop.

Result: Successful Return to Launch Site landing at SpaceX Starship Landing Pad.

SpaceX

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CEO: Elon Musk Founded: 2002 Successes: 107 Failures: 6 Pending: 36

Agency Type: Commercial

Space Exploration Technologies Corp., known as SpaceX, is an American aerospace manufacturer and space transport services company headquartered in Hawthorne, California. It was founded in 2002 by entrepreneur Elon Musk with the goal of reducing space transportation costs and enabling the colonization of Mars. SpaceX has many pads, on the East Coast of the US they own SLC-40 at Cape Canaveral and LC-39A at the Kennedy Space Center for their lower inclination launches. They also own SLC-4E at Vandenberg, California for their high inclination launches. Another site is also being developed at Boca Chica, Texas.

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