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SpaceX Heavy Rocket Launches Today

If nothing goes wrong, SpaceX Heavy Rocket is on the pad at Cape Canaveral  – scheduled for 1:30 PM ET.

You should be able to view it online HERE.

When Falcon Heavy lifts off in 2018, it will be the most powerful operational rocket in the world by a factor of two. With the ability to lift into orbit nearly 64 metric tons (141,000 lb)—a mass greater than a 737 jetliner loaded with passengers, crew, luggage and fuel–Falcon Heavy can lift more than twice the payload of the next closest operational vehicle, 

“The rocket will be carrying Elon Musk’s Tesla roadster as its payload. If the launch is successful, the Falcon Heavy rocket could be used for future manned missions to the moon or even Mars.”

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6 February 2018 Sears No Comment

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