One small hop

From Starhopper to Dragon: 3 years of SpaceX in 12 images

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On August 27, 2019, SpaceX’s Starhopper — a low-altitude prototype for the Starship system — made its last test flight.

Starhopper was active for just a year, completing two static test fires and four test flights, the last of which saw it flying 150 meters up before landing safely.