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 French6 aylar önce
    • I actually have no idea what that was or how that happened 😂🤷‍♂️

      Everyday AstronautEveryday Astronaut6 aylar önce
  • @51:29 What's up with the sudden burst of ridiculously loud "music"?

    Wood 'n' Stuff w/ Steve FrenchWood 'n' Stuff w/ Steve French6 aylar önce
  • Ur dumb lol

    Damon 1776Damon 17766 aylar önce
  • Mr Everyday Astronaut, Love the new style if videos. Would you be so kind as to practice doing fewer 'Ums'? Cheers.

    FornaxFornax6 aylar 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.

      FornaxFornax6 aylar 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 Astronaut6 aylar önce
  • So glad I skipped to 47:00.

    Steven JOHNSSteven JOHNS6 aylar önce
  • Congratulations, Tim. The BBC World News used your clip of the hover test. Great imagery!

    William SwensonWilliam Swenson6 aylar 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 atkinson6 aylar önce
  • the quality is too bad to watch. tumbs down.

    Andreas SeifertAndreas Seifert6 aylar önce
  • Ok, that was rather lame...

    Mike CiappettaMike Ciappetta6 aylar 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 dean6 aylar önce
  • Can't wait for Friday! OLF's talk about this is gonna be LIT Y'ALL! (too soon?)

    Jessie GrabowJessie Grabow6 aylar önce
  • So shiney!

    FromOnHighFromOnHigh6 aylar önce
  • i hate live chat

    Jay AlaridJay Alarid6 aylar önce
  • I'll be sending my friends to find you. : D

    James Baxter IIJames Baxter II6 aylar 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 II6 aylar 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 II6 aylar önce

    James Baxter IIJames Baxter II6 aylar önce
  • Hey Tim, why did you switch to music when the fireball happened?

    Mr Tommy PicklesMr Tommy Pickles6 aylar önce
  • Your camera sucks

    Justin KringstadJustin Kringstad6 aylar önce
  • It looks to me like they connected the fire truck to a fuel line instead of a water line....

    getl0stgetl0st6 aylar önce
  • Ignition @ 47:15

    Corry TuskeyCorry Tuskey6 aylar önce
  • Phone home

    chrisgotagun timechrisgotagun time6 aylar önce
  • A flying water tower! That's all we need!

    tkmoffatttkmoffatt6 aylar önce
  • “Mosquito Town” - I REALLY hate when the mosquitoes are labeled with Red Crosses & “Blood donations accepted”.

    TraditionalAnglicanTraditionalAnglican6 aylar önce
  • У Рогозина открыли шампанское

    иван иваниван иван6 aylar önce
  • Waste of time watching this.....

    john mckeagjohn mckeag6 aylar 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 doe6 aylar önce
  • They should at least completed the rocket.

    Owen SalisburyOwen Salisbury6 aylar önce
  • Mosquitos and coyotes, hilarious! Welcome to the South!

    Ana GuzmanAna Guzman6 aylar 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 Gray6 aylar 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 Regalado6 aylar önce
  • Hey your music is growing on me Thanks and well done

    Brian EvolvedBrian Evolved6 aylar önce
    • You mean the sudden annoying burst of music at 5:29?

      Wood 'n' Stuff w/ Steve FrenchWood 'n' Stuff w/ Steve French6 aylar önce
    • You mean the sudden annoying burst of music at 5:29?

      Wood 'n' Stuff w/ Steve FrenchWood 'n' Stuff w/ Steve French6 aylar önce
  • I hope that was a remote fire hose.

    MarcAFKMarcAFK6 aylar önce
  • Needs a flam pit with water sepression

    jupitormanjupitorman6 aylar önce
  • looks like the reflection of the other gas flare

    alaskankarealaskankare6 aylar önce
  • did the shockwave and/or exhaust briefly extinguish the methane flare tower?

    Rich MarceauRich Marceau6 aylar 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 Mendax6 aylar önce
  • Boy everyday sure got this wrong.

    Splendid MendaxSplendid Mendax6 aylar önce
  • This was far from a successful test.

    Splendid MendaxSplendid Mendax6 aylar 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.

    LLGoldsteinLLGoldstein6 aylar önce
  • Are you using your parents Handycam? Why can't your video not cut out during the important parts?

    upnuphuskyupnuphusky6 aylar önce
    • This was a stream

      Yli-BYli-B5 aylar önce
  • i dont think they have fixed the vibration problem. maybe they need to look at what NASA did with the F1

    jaimes350jaimes3506 aylar önce
  • 9:09 Tim. The technical terms are top, middle, and bottom.

    TruthB ToldTruthB Told6 aylar önce
  • When ppl think why where was a "fire" atthe end of the test, they just burned leftover fuel away.. I think.

    Lasse LahtiLasse Lahti6 aylar önce
  • And its not my youtube,because your other videos are working just fine.

    Lasse LahtiLasse Lahti6 aylar önce
  • whats wrong with this video. Cant see anything but big pixels.

    Lasse LahtiLasse Lahti6 aylar önce
    • ummm. forget it. Now it crashed and started again , and works. O_O Thank yout alot for this vid!

      Lasse LahtiLasse Lahti6 aylar 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

    GrummanPilot99GrummanPilot996 aylar önce
  • is nice and clear the whole time you're soon as it goes off it's pixels, pixels everywhere!

    MrGoesBoomMrGoesBoom6 aylar önce
  • that is all?

    Higher PrimateHigher Primate6 aylar önce
    • Where you not entertained?

      DiggnutsDiggnuts6 aylar önce
  • why is there a torch in the background??!?!?!?!?

    Super BottleBrosSuper BottleBros6 aylar önce
    • It's a methane torch

      David HornDavid Horn6 aylar önce

    Super BottleBrosSuper BottleBros6 aylar önce
  • Too much blah blah not enough rocket

    D MD M6 aylar önce
    • @Diggnuts No not really.

      D MD M6 aylar önce
    • Entitled much?

      DiggnutsDiggnuts6 aylar önce
  • The only thing worse than wasting an hour watching nothing happen was listening to the stupid voice over. Painful. Please retire.

    Laurence HendrickLaurence Hendrick6 aylar 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)..!

    MikeMike6 aylar 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 Cows6 aylar önce
    • Pretty decent analysis but I guess we'll know for certain soon enough

      Anthony PaullAnthony Paull6 aylar önce
    • Well that makes sense

      Helip OfficialHelip Official6 aylar önce
  • Just need a decent camping battery with a small inverter and you can plug in to a charger...

    Clare WulfClare Wulf6 aylar önce
  • Tim messed up again guys

    filipo eriksssofilipo erikssso6 aylar önce
  • What is that flying in the minute 36:45 ???? A dragon ?

    ernestO KlerernestO Kler6 aylar önce
    • Crew dragon?

      Jack BootJack Boot6 aylar önce
    • Falcon

      Rajath BhargavRajath Bhargav6 aylar önce
    • Yes

      Ian SoedeIan Soede6 aylar önce
  • 48:12 idk, looks kinda on fire to me...

    Jack HughesJack Hughes6 aylar 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 JK6 aylar önce
  • The video intro is way too long. Giving up on this video.

    JDPJDP6 aylar 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.

    Andrew WatsonAndrew Watson6 aylar 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 King6 aylar önce
  • That fireball certainly doesn't look static to me!

    AuriamAuriam6 aylar önce
  • @51:19 51:20 WATER Start spraying before things happen.

    George FenrichGeorge Fenrich6 aylar önce
  • What happened at 51:20?

    StarkosGuyStarkosGuy6 aylar önce
  • hey look fireworks :)

    Gaming plusplusGaming plusplus6 aylar önce
  • It's cool how this thing looks kinda like the rocketships from old sci-fi movies.

    dust mandust man6 aylar önce
  • Your intro is waaaaaaay too long. Just some advice

    Awesonymous RCAwesonymous RC6 aylar önce
  • I've been a space fan for decades now, I got a chance to watch Apollo 13 launch live as a teenager. Just watching the thruster test gave me chills. Congratulations on the response to all your hard work please keep these videos coming, you are bringing back so many great memories for so many and creating memories for so many more.!!

    Arnold SherrillArnold Sherrill6 aylar önce
SpaceX StarHopper Static Fire (LIVE 1.5 miles away)