Grasshopper

SpaceX Continues to Expand Facilities, Workforce in Quest for Space

SpaceX was founded by Elon Musk in 2002 with a dream of making commercial space exploration a reality. Since that…

7 years ago

SpaceX Rocket Prototype Explodes In Texas; ‘Rockets Are Tricky’, Musk Says

No injuries are reported after a SpaceX rocket prototype detonated in Texas today (Aug. 22) after an anomaly was found…

8 years ago

Incredible Vertical-Landing Grasshopper Rocket Has Retired

Did you take a moment to look at that August video of the Grasshopper rocket deliberately going sideways and then…

9 years ago

Hexacopter Drone Watches SpaceX Grasshopper Take Highest Flight Yet

This is an absolutely awesome view of the latest test flight of the SpaceX Grasshopper. The footage is shot with…

9 years ago

SpaceX Grasshopper Performs Divert Maneuver

SpaceX proved yesterday that their Grasshopper prototype Vertical Takeoff Vertical Landing (VTVL) vehicle can do more than just go straight…

9 years ago

Weekly Space Hangout – April 26, 2013

We had an action packed Weekly Space Hangout on Friday, with a vast collection of different stories in astronomy and…

9 years ago

SpaceX Grasshopper Flies High

SpaceX's Grasshopper flew 250 meters (820 feet) straight up, tripling the height flown on its previous leap. The video provides…

9 years ago

SpaceX Grasshopper Takes a Leap Into a ‘Ring of Fire’

Last week, SpaceX‚Äôs Grasshopper took its highest leap ever, doubling its past flights. On March 7, 2013, the vertical and…

9 years ago

SpaceX Grasshopper Takes Off and Lands Vertically in New 12-Story Hop

SpaceX recently released video of the latest test of their Grasshopper Vertical Take Off and Landing Vehicle, where it rose…

9 years ago