150m Hop

Starship Hopper

SpaceX

Launch Status
Success

Mission

Starhopper 150m Hop

Type: Test Flight

SpaceX's latest prototype rocket design, Starhopper, has successfully performed a 150m hop on Tuesday August 27, 2019 at 22:02 UTC.

Location

Launch Pad A

SpaceX Space Launch Facility, TX, USA

5 launches have been at this location.

Launch Pad A, SpaceX Space Launch Facility, TX, USA

Rocket

Starship Prototype

Length: 30 meters
Diameter: 9 meters
First Launched: July 26, 2019

Prototype of SpaceX’s Starship, a fully reusable second stage and space vehicle.

The Starship Prototype rocket has been launched a total of 4 times with 4 successful and 0 failed launches.

Landing

Starhopper successfully landed after its 150m hop.

SpaceX Starship Landing Pad – LZ

This is the landing pad used for early Starship development flights.

Return to Launch Site – RTLS

A return to launch site usually means that after stage separation the booster flips and does a burn back towards the launch site, landing near where it initially launched from.

Agency

SpaceX

Type: Commercial
Abbreviation: SpX
Administration: CEO: Elon Musk
Founded: 2002
Launchers: Falcon
Spacecraft: Dragon
Country: USA

Space Exploration Technologies Corp., known as SpaceX, is an American aerospace manufacturer and space transport services company headquartered in Hawthorne, California. It was founded in 2002 by entrepreneur Elon Musk with the goal of reducing space transportation costs and enabling the colonization of Mars. SpaceX has many pads, on the East Coast of the US they own SLC-40 at Cape Canaveral and LC-39A at the Kennedy Space Center for their lower inclination launches. They also own SLC-4E at Vandenberg, California for their high inclination launches. Another site is also being developed at Boca Chica, Texas.

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