SpaceX StarHopper Static Fire (LIVE 1.5 miles away)

PLEASE NOTE: There is no publicly available T-0 and the test is subject to change of time OR date. So don't be surprised if this stream gets delayed as well.
SpaceX plans to test their StarShip prototype vehicle known as StarHopper today with a brand new serial number 6 Raptor Engine. The vehicle will be tethered or held down and will not move during this, which is why it's called a "static fire"
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  • @51:29 What's up with the sudden burst of ridiculously loud "music"?

    Wood 'n' Stuff w/ Steve FrenchWood 'n' Stuff w/ Steve FrenchAylar önce
    • I actually have no idea what that was or how that happened 😂🤷‍♂️

      Everyday AstronautEveryday AstronautAylar önce
  • @51:29 What's up with the sudden burst of ridiculously loud "music"?

    Wood 'n' Stuff w/ Steve FrenchWood 'n' Stuff w/ Steve FrenchAylar önce
  • Ur dumb lol

    Damon 1776Damon 1776Aylar önce
  • Mr Everyday Astronaut, Love the new style if videos. Would you be so kind as to practice doing fewer 'Ums'? Cheers.

    FornaxFornaxAylar önce
    • @Everyday Astronaut I know, not easy at all. Try to have an idea of what you want to say or get across beforehand and then try to speak in clear sentences and paragraphs. Most importantly, try to speak more slowly. We use the uhms as fillers because we dont trust our listeners to keep their attention on us. Trust that your audience will keep listening when you pause. Pauses are natural, and they make people listen harder. And practice really helps.

      FornaxFornaxAylar önce
    • When I’m live like this I’m speaking candidly and off script so I apologize if I say umm. Im working on it

      Everyday AstronautEveryday AstronautAylar önce
  • So glad I skipped to 47:00.

    Steven JOHNSSteven JOHNSAylar önce
  • Congratulations, Tim. The BBC World News used your clip of the hover test. Great imagery!

    William SwensonWilliam SwensonAylar önce
  • I've been dying to know Tim.... Aren't you really Will Wheaton? ... and therefore you have already been to space many times?

    jarod atkinsonjarod atkinsonAylar önce
  • the quality is too bad to watch. tumbs down.

    Andreas SeifertAndreas SeifertAylar önce
  • Ok, that was rather lame...

    Mike CiappettaMike CiappettaAylar önce
  • I thought this was spacex as another one of their satellite going up I know they got approved for thousands more but what's t the purpose is this going to join the rest of the satellite

    stuart deanstuart deanAylar önce
  • Сверхдержава бля. Не лучше пидорахи.

    tycoontycoonAylar önce
  • Can't wait for Friday! OLF's talk about this is gonna be LIT Y'ALL! (too soon?)

    Jessie GrabowJessie GrabowAylar önce
  • So shiney!

    FromOnHighFromOnHighAylar önce
  • i hate live chat

    Jay AlaridJay AlaridAylar önce
  • I'll be sending my friends to find you. : D

    James Baxter IIJames Baxter IIAylar önce
  • I'll let you know if it fires. If it doesn't please everyone retrieve your wasted scammed money "DONATED" -James

    James Baxter IIJames Baxter IIAylar önce
  • YOU WERE PLAYING "LIVE" WHEN I WAS 10 miles away and it was still 2pm, IT WAS LIGHT OUT SIDE THANK YOU. SCAMMER!!!!!!!!!!!!!! GO HOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! AND I"M FRIENDS WITH THE PEOPLE THAT BUILT THIS... AHOLE -James

    James Baxter IIJames Baxter IIAylar önce

    James Baxter IIJames Baxter IIAylar önce
  • Hey Tim, why did you switch to music when the fireball happened?

    Mr Tommy PicklesMr Tommy PicklesAylar önce
  • Your camera sucks

    Justin KringstadJustin KringstadAylar önce
  • It looks to me like they connected the fire truck to a fuel line instead of a water line....

    getl0stgetl0stAylar önce
  • Ignition @ 47:15

    Corry TuskeyCorry TuskeyAylar önce
  • Phone home

    chrisgotagun timechrisgotagun timeAylar önce
  • A flying water tower! That's all we need!

    tkmoffatttkmoffattAylar önce
  • “Mosquito Town” - I REALLY hate when the mosquitoes are labeled with Red Crosses & “Blood donations accepted”.

    TraditionalAnglicanTraditionalAnglicanAylar önce
  • У Рогозина открыли шампанское

    иван иваниван иванAylar önce
  • Waste of time watching this.....

    john mckeagjohn mckeagAylar önce
  • Tim, thanks for making us witnesses to the big fireball. It was awesome. But really, don't take it so hard to defend Spacex, they are big guys now and they can defend themselves perfectly well. But it's nice to see they haven't run out of ideas for big fireballs :) Lol, I think one day we're all going to miss those early days of tests and static fires and random explosions. When everything starts working well, there gonna be just boring regular launches.

    jane doejane doeAylar önce
  • They should at least completed the rocket.

    Owen SalisburyOwen SalisburyAylar önce
  • Mosquitos and coyotes, hilarious! Welcome to the South!

    Ana GuzmanAna GuzmanAylar önce
  • How in the world do I keep getting unsubbed from you, Tim!!?? I sub to you, come back and then I am not! Multiple times this has happened now! Have you pissed someone off in TRvision? What the heck?!?

    Wesley GrayWesley GrayAylar önce
  • and the energy putting all that together standing out there making sure we all have good footage and we get a chance to see an awesome test by Elon . but I canceled and bailed out because there was too many commercials

    Robert RegaladoRobert RegaladoAylar önce
  • Hey your music is growing on me Thanks and well done

    Brian EvolvedBrian EvolvedAylar önce
    • You mean the sudden annoying burst of music at 5:29?

      Wood 'n' Stuff w/ Steve FrenchWood 'n' Stuff w/ Steve FrenchAylar önce
    • You mean the sudden annoying burst of music at 5:29?

      Wood 'n' Stuff w/ Steve FrenchWood 'n' Stuff w/ Steve FrenchAylar önce
  • I hope that was a remote fire hose.

    MarcAFKMarcAFKAylar önce
  • Needs a flam pit with water sepression

    jupitormanjupitormanAylar önce
  • looks like the reflection of the other gas flare

    alaskankarealaskankareAylar önce
  • did the shockwave and/or exhaust briefly extinguish the methane flare tower?

    Rich MarceauRich MarceauAylar önce
  • The whole interior is on fire dude. And look at musk when 45 minutes later for neuralink it looks like he has been crying...not a good test at all.

    Splendid MendaxSplendid MendaxAylar önce
  • Boy everyday sure got this wrong.

    Splendid MendaxSplendid MendaxAylar önce
  • This was far from a successful test.

    Splendid MendaxSplendid MendaxAylar önce
  • Wow, all that waiting for 2 seconds? What a letdown. Glad that it did not blow up. Also, glad I did not watch live so I could scan through.

    LLGoldsteinLLGoldsteinAylar önce
  • Are you using your parents Handycam? Why can't your video not cut out during the important parts?

    upnuphuskyupnuphuskyAylar önce
    • This was a stream

      Yli-BYli-B18 gün önce
  • i dont think they have fixed the vibration problem. maybe they need to look at what NASA did with the F1

    jaimes350jaimes350Aylar önce
  • 9:09 Tim. The technical terms are top, middle, and bottom.

    TruthB ToldTruthB ToldAylar önce
  • When ppl think why where was a "fire" atthe end of the test, they just burned leftover fuel away.. I think.

    Lasse LahtiLasse LahtiAylar önce
  • And its not my youtube,because your other videos are working just fine.

    Lasse LahtiLasse LahtiAylar önce
  • whats wrong with this video. Cant see anything but big pixels.

    Lasse LahtiLasse LahtiAylar önce
    • ummm. forget it. Now it crashed and started again , and works. O_O Thank yout alot for this vid!

      Lasse LahtiLasse LahtiAylar önce
  • Something looks like it went wrong. There was a fire afterwards and when they initially sprayed the water on the fire that's when it flared up really big. It appeared they couldn't put it out for a while

    GrummanPilot99GrummanPilot99Aylar önce
  • is nice and clear the whole time you're soon as it goes off it's pixels, pixels everywhere!

    MrGoesBoomMrGoesBoomAylar önce
  • that is all?

    Higher PrimateHigher PrimateAylar önce
    • Where you not entertained?

      DiggnutsDiggnutsAylar önce
  • why is there a torch in the background??!?!?!?!?

    Super BottleBrosSuper BottleBrosAylar önce
    • It's a methane torch

      David HornDavid HornAylar önce

    Super BottleBrosSuper BottleBrosAylar önce
  • Too much blah blah not enough rocket

    D MD MAylar önce
    • @Diggnuts No not really.

      D MD MAylar önce
    • Entitled much?

      DiggnutsDiggnutsAylar önce
  • The only thing worse than wasting an hour watching nothing happen was listening to the stupid voice over. Painful. Please retire.

    Laurence HendrickLaurence HendrickAylar önce
  • Probably they used some sort of flexible hose tubing (or even some valve, etc) for combustible supply which cracked after the movements and vibrations caused by the engine firing. Some miscalculations on the amplitude of those vibrations... See also: "Creating a Fireball - Pouring Water on an Oil Fire" ... Never add Water to a Burning oil (combustible)..!

    MikeMikeAylar önce
  • I think the engine is fine. 1) it's supposed to withstand immense temperatures, 2) the fire was not located on the engine, it was at the access port and ground connection. Presumably hopper hopped an inch or so, even with tethers and that separated the connector to the fuel line just enough to make it leak and then when it came back down maybe it bent the connector or something. Unusual what happened with the access port though, usually absolutely nothing should come out of it. Come sunrise and lift of road closure we may get closeups and better views of the connector. At most some cables below may be burned that need to be replaced. Development engine has a lot of extra sensors and thin wires. I think we should not hope for a hover today. Inspection and potential replacement of fuel connections and other parts may take longer

    Cooking With CowsCooking With CowsAylar önce
    • Pretty decent analysis but I guess we'll know for certain soon enough

      Anthony PaullAnthony PaullAylar önce
    • Well that makes sense

      Helip OfficialHelip OfficialAylar önce
  • Just need a decent camping battery with a small inverter and you can plug in to a charger...

    Clare WulfClare WulfAylar önce
  • Tim messed up again guys

    filipo eriksssofilipo eriksssoAylar önce
  • 47:15 first ignition?

    himssendolhimssendolAylar önce
  • What is that flying in the minute 36:45 ???? A dragon ?

    ernestO KlerernestO KlerAylar önce
    • Crew dragon?

      Jack BootJack BootAylar önce
    • Falcon

      Rajath BhargavRajath BhargavAylar önce
    • Yes

      Ian SoedeIan SoedeAylar önce
  • 48:12 idk, looks kinda on fire to me...

    Jack HughesJack HughesAylar önce
  • So what happened? Please anyone?

    Matt LusticaMatt LusticaAylar önce
  • its good to see it there. my heart always pains when i see space x fail. so i wish for them to succeed in all there TEsts

    ANDy JKANDy JKAylar önce
  • The video intro is way too long. Giving up on this video.

    JDPJDPAylar önce
  • It's a good job that was just a reflection and not an explosion as explained to be my all the space scientists on the live stream. Otherwise I would have mistakenly thought it was a huge burning fireball.

    zakelwezakelweAylar önce
  • you where one of the many youtubers that inspired me to love space and I thank you for that sooooo much thank you for helping me widen my horizon all the way to wonders of space

    James KingJames KingAylar önce
  • That fireball certainly doesn't look static to me!

    AuriamAuriamAylar önce
  • @51:19 51:20 WATER Start spraying before things happen.

    George FenrichGeorge FenrichAylar önce
  • What happened at 51:20?

    StarkosGuyStarkosGuyAylar önce
  • hey look fireworks :)

    Oscar MillerOscar MillerAylar önce
SpaceX StarHopper Static Fire (LIVE 1.5 miles away)