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August 27th, 2019

SpaceX's Prototype Starhopper Flies...

SpaceX's Starhopper going up... and returning...

The highest flight yet achieved for SpaceX's Starhopper prototype Starship and Super Heavy spacecraft was successfully launched on August 27, 2019.

The reusable Starhopper was boosted via a single Raptor engine a little after 6:00 p.m. EDT at the firm's test site in South Texas at their launch facilities at Boca Chica and achieved the target altitude of 500 feet (150 meters).