SpaceX fires up prototype 'Starhopper' engine for the first time

Artist's illustration of SpaceX's planned Starship vehicle. Image: SpaceX

Artist's illustration of SpaceX's planned Starship vehicle. Image: SpaceX

Test caused windows to rattle in homes located near SpaceX's Boca Chica, Texas facility

SpaceX has fired up the engine on its 'Starhopper prototype vehicle for the first time at its Boca Chica facility in Southern Texas. "Starhopper completed tethered hop," SpaceX founder Elon Musk...

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