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SpaceX Aims For Starhopper Test This Weekend

Aug 13, 2019, 15:33 PM by Lawrence Garrett
13 August 2019
SPACE reports that SpaceX “aims to get Starhopper, an early test prototype of the company’s Mars-colonizing Starship vehicle, about 650 feet (200 meters) off the ground this weekend, SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk said via Twitter on Friday.” In response to the question “Starhopper 200m on Aug 16-18?” by another Twitter user, Musk answered, “Just spoke with FAA, so hopefully yes.” The FAA “grants licenses for test flights and other launches.” (Image: "Starhopper" prototype of SpaceX Starship at SpaceX South Texas Launch Site. Credit: Wikimedia Commons)
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