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Grasshopper takes flight

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Grasshopper takes flight SpaceX's Grasshopper rocket prototype hovers above the launch pad during a 29-second test flight on December 17, 2012. The silhouette of a six-foot cowboy mannequin can be seen at the lower-right of the rocket for scale.

SpaceX / Elon Musk


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