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Fraser
2012-Dec-24, 05:30 PM
SpaceX recently released video of the latest test of their Grasshopper Vertical Take Off and Landing Vehicle, where it rose 40 meters (131 feet), hovered and landed safely on the pad using closed loop thrust vector and throttle control. The test flight took place on December 17, 2012 at SpaceX’s rocket development facility in McGregor, [...]

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