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Old October 12 2013, 11:35 PM   #36
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Re: SpaceX's Grasshopper

Today GrassHopper made its final(?) and perhaps dramatic flight, to a height 744 meters - although the amazing point of view in this video is was makes it truly spectacular!

The next VTVL test flights will be made by the next follow up vehicle (being assembled and tested now) which is much closer to an actual flight configuration - taller and with leaner legs.

BTW, the flight before this (didn't see it linked here) made a very impressive lateral/sideways movement:
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