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Heavy Falcon Had an Absolutely Outstanding Test Launch

Abigail Lupi – February 7, 2018

SpaceX, a company founded by Elon Musk, launched a rocket yesterday even more powerful than the Saturn V (the ship that sent US astronauts to the moon). The test flight of the Heavy Falcon is just another step toward creating a rocket that can withstand the trip to Mars. Follow these links for video of the test run and more!

Video of launch (skip to about -14:00)

What’s the point of this?

Music video (a flight simulation to the tune of “Life on Mars?”)

Photo album