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    @BocaChicaGal strikes again....

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    HOTFIRE 2!!

    Sheesh, they're moving fast...

    Close-up video at Musk's tweet,

    Elon Musk ✔ @elonmusk
    Starhopper just lifted off & hit tether limits!
    12:52 AM - Apr 6, 2019

    https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1114390314565787648

    Chris B - NSF @NASASpaceflight
    StarHopper enjoys second Raptor Static Fire!@LabPadre's stream: [youtube;5r_aRKgwyDg
    11:39 PM - Apr 5, 2019

    https://twitter.com/NASASpaceflight/...72086208827392

    Michael Baylor @nextspaceflight
    RAPTOR ROARS!!! #SpaceX performs another tethered hop of Starhopper in Boca Chica. It is the 2nd Raptor firing of the week and the 2nd hold-down firing of a SpaceX vehicle within 24 hours following #FalconHeavy's static fire. #SpaceX #Starship @elonmusk #Raptor
    Video: @labpadre
    11:38 PM - Apr 5, 2019

    https://twitter.com/nextspaceflight/...71854121226240
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    Musk makes it official: Starhopper

    Elon Musk ✔ @elonmusk

    Starhopper

    1:55 AM - Apr 7, 2019

    https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1114768707882868737

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