You must watch the historic Falcon Heavy launch and the incredible and flawless landing of two the Falcon Heavy’s booster rockets. Watch all of the the video! But, the simultaneous landing occurs around minute 30. The extraordinary implications are that reusable, refuelable rocket ships make continuous space travel, from one point to the other — and back, as well as the exploration and habitation of Mars very likely — and no longer the science fiction fare of H.G. Wells. Perhaps, the second and third videos, are even more remarkable, because we get to watch and hear Elon Musk, tell us, as if we were sitting across the table from him, the inside and fun side of the SpaceX journey — and the future of space travel for earthlings.
Source: You Tube Falcon Heavy Test Flight
Streamed live on Feb 6, 2018
When Falcon Heavy lifts off, 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 Delta IV Heavy, at one-third the cost. Falcon Heavy draws upon the proven heritage and reliability of Falcon 9.
Its first stage is composed of three Falcon 9 nine-engine cores whose 27 Merlin engines together generate more than 5 million pounds of thrust at liftoff, equal to approximately eighteen 747 aircraft. Only the Saturn V moon rocket, last flown in 1973, delivered more payload to orbit. Falcon Heavy was designed from the outset to carry humans into space and restores the possibility of flying missions with crew to the Moon or Mars.
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