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View Full Version : SpaceX Grasshopper Takes a Leap Into a ‘Ring of Fire’



Fraser
2013-Mar-12, 01:30 AM
Last week, On Thursday, March 7, 2013, SpaceX’s Grasshopper took its highest leap ever, doubling its past flights. On March 7, 2013, the vertical and takeoff and landing (VTVL) vehicle, rose 24 stories or 80.1 meters (262.8 feet), hovered for approximately 34 seconds and then landed safely – and more accurately than ever before. The [...]

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