Falcon Heavy first launch

Falcon Heavy first launch

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Credit: NASA/Kim Shiflett/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Falcon Heavy launching for the first time from Launch Complex 39A, Kennedy Space Center, Florida, USA, on 6th February 2018. Falcon Heavy is a reusable super heavy-lift launch vehicle being designed and manufactured by SpaceX. It is the most powerful US rocket since Saturn V and the most powerful operational rocket in the world. It's first launch was successful, carrying a payload containing Elon Musk's Tesla roadster car into an elliptical orbit around the Sun. Two of the three reusable rockets also returned safely to Earth.

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