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Humanoid silhouette on SpaceX's Starhopper; what does it represent?

update: The silhouette now has a page in Wikimedia Commons: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Hughmann_for_scale.svg The images below are from a NASA Spaceflight forum post and can be seen in @...
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Could the Philae comet lander "hop"?

"Lander" is maybe not a good job description for the Rosetta sub probe Philae. I understand that there is no practically useful gravity there. Philae will try to hook itself onto the comet surface in ...
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Is the Dragon useful as a Lunar hopper?

The Dragon capsule of SpaceX is seriously considered by NASA for a sample return mission from Mars in 2022, according to Larry Lemke. Could a Dragon be used also for hopping around on the Moon? ...