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Grasshopper rocket hover and upright landing test

Grasshopper rocket hover and upright landing test

(1:30) SpaceX's Grasshopper rocket hovers at 820 feet before safely returning to Earth in a vertical position. Grasshopper is designed to test the technologies needed to return a rocket back to Earth intact.

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Guest: guest123456789 (1736 days ago)
really neat, but i see no use for this. anyone else?
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really neat, but i see no use for this. anyone else?
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WalterEgo WalterEgo (1736 days ago)
SpaceX say it makes economic sense. If Jumbo jets were not reusable, then we wouldn't be flying like we do. LINK
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SpaceX say it makes economic sense. If Jumbo jets were not reusable, then we wouldn't be flying like we do. LINK
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Guest: guest123456789 (1736 days ago)
ok, but there are other ways to make a rocket reusable. It could have wings that deploy after the rocket falls off the shuttle and it could glide back to land. the shuttle could be carried up in a massive zeppelin, the size of the titanic, filled with helium, close to the edge of space. they're just burning fuel with this one. Besides, i also think that the US military already has it figured out and that this project exists just for someone to get paid. I could be wrong though.
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ok, but there are other ways to make a rocket reusable. It could have wings that deploy after the rocket falls off the shuttle and it could glide back to land. the shuttle could be carried up in a massive zeppelin, the size of the titanic, filled with helium, close to the edge of space. they're just burning fuel with this one. Besides, i also think that the US military already has it figured out and that this project exists just for someone to get paid. I could be wrong though.
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Guest: (1736 days ago)
please for the love of god take a physics class.
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please for the love of god take a physics class.
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Guest: guest123456789 (1735 days ago)
Latest comment: i forgive you for being to quick to judge. Maybe the following links will clear things out for you, and remember: Google is your best friend :) you just have to know what to look for. a one LINK and a two LINK and a three LINK and a four LINK . my advice to you, for the love of science, take a physics class.
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Latest comment: i forgive you for being to quick to judge. Maybe the following links will clear things out for you, and remember: Google is your best friend :) you just have to know what to look for. a one LINK and a two LINK and a three LINK and a four LINK . my advice to you, for the love of science, take a physics class.
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PilotInspector PilotInspector (1736 days ago)
Strange name for a rocket
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Strange name for a rocket
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Blong Blong (1736 days ago)
It's actually a helicopter winching up a tube with fireworks underneath. Wire is too thin to be visible.
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It's actually a helicopter winching up a tube with fireworks underneath. Wire is too thin to be visible.
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Guest: Wrong (1736 days ago)
If that was true, we'd see the helicopter's shadow
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If that was true, we'd see the helicopter's shadow
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Guest: (1736 days ago)
video editing, just like the moon landing.
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video editing, just like the moon landing.
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Guest: kidder (1735 days ago)
how much for a parachute system for landing it?
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how much for a parachute system for landing it?
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Knobette Knobette (1736 days ago)
Spot the terrified bird at 0:10
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Spot the terrified bird at 0:10
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