October 14, 2013
Grasshopper Makes Biggest Leap Yet
SpaceX’s reusable rocket prototype, Grasshopper, recently made another successful test flight. But what’s really the hot topic with this rocket this week is this video. A remote-controllable hexacopter captured this video clip as the 10-story tall Grasshopper conducted a half-mile ascent and controlled descent. The company says that it is looking forward to a point where the reusable rocket can be tested in a real configuration.
[ Read the Article: SpaceX Grasshopper Rocket Reaches New Heights In Half-Mile Test ]