Friday, February 9, 2018

Falcon Heavy Launch

Falcon Heavy consists of enhanced Falcon 9 rocket core and two additional Falcon 9 first stages as strap-on boosters. This configuration increases maximum payload to 63800kg. Remember, it was 140000kg for Saturn V; the biggest ever. This system is world's 4th highest capacity rocket ever built (after Saturn V, Energia and N1) and highest capacity rocket currently in operation. Falcon Heavy is intedend to carry humans into space, including the Moon and Mars.

Below video shows its successful test flight and reentry.


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