SpaceX launches more powerful Falcon Heavy rocket in november

SpaceX launches more powerful Falcon Heavy rocket in november

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Ruimtebedrijf SpaceX wants the Falcon Heavy rocket in november for the first launch.

That has SpaceX-CEO Elon Musk on Twitter said. The Falcon Heavy is a larger variant of the Falcon 9 that, until now, in test flights is used.

The Falcon Heavy has two additional stuwmotoren, allowing it to weight the space can get. According to SpaceX, he can 63.800 kg in orbit around the earth, lifting, or 16,800 pounds and carry for a trip to Mars.

Falcon Heavy’s maiden launch this November


Time of placing
02:45 – July 28, 2017


SpaceX wanted the Falcon Heavy original in 2013 or 2014 launch, but the test flights were postponed. The ruimtebedrijf has now for the first time, a month in which the tests should take place.

Beginning 2017 proposed SpaceX are marsmissie with two years. They want to be in 2020 for the planet to travel. Reason for that is the Falcon Heavy, which, according to the company needs more time than expected.

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