You dun good
Excellent choice of picture!
SpaceX dodged Florida storms to launch its 18th resupply mission to the International Space Station last night while the company's stumpy Starhopper vehicle accomplished its first big hop. CRS-18 launches After a delay from 24 July due to weather, the 18th of 20 contracted missions to the International Space Station (ISS) got …
'Starhopper has scaled things up just a tiny bit.'
In that it looks like something from Flash Gordon, or a Jules Verne novel. fekkin awesome as far as I'm concerned.
Musk Ohoooo he will save everyone of us... Maybe, maybe not but at least he is trying, the ego is probably a requirement for these achievements in the timescale that they are happening.
From all evidence the successor to "Grasshopper" should be called "Grassburner" as any vegetation in the vicinity will be rendered luminous during testing. Experience from further north in McGregor, Texas, has not equipped SpaceX for how fast things grow down south after a little rain falls or someone uses a big hose to put out the previous fire.
Icon because it's a hot topic and I can't have two. (Exits abruptly through trapdoor.)
Quite a big announcement of some kind.
Not sure quite what about.
Personally I don't think they have a cat in hell's chance of the 2022 Mars launch window (although they will give it there very best shot) but I think they might put something on its way to the red planet in 2024.
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