SpaceX Shows Off Grasshopper Test Flight

Hawthorne-based SpaceX, the commercial spaceflight company headed by technology mogul Elon Musk, has released a video showing off a new test flight of its Grasshopper vertical takeover and landing vehicle. SpaceX released a new video last week showing off a 12-story test flight conducted December 17, 2012 in McGregor, Texas, of the Grasshopper.