WATCH: SpaceX Successfully Tests Grasshopper Vertical Flight

Posted Dec 25, 2012

Space Exploration Technologies Corporation (SpaceX) has successfully tested the grasshopper test flight.  Back in November, the SpaceX Grasshopper tested a 17.7 foot vertical flight.  Within one month, the SpaceX engineering team flew up to around 130 foot vertically and come right back down within tilting.  Below is a video of the SpaceX Grasshopper in action from December 17 in McGregor, Texas.