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  • Writer's pictureMatt Russell

Falcon Heavy - It's really Happening

So it really is happening. Looks like a January Test!!!

Photo from Derrick.Stamos‏ @Helodriver2004

What is falcon heavy?

Height 70 m (230 ft)

Diameter 3.66 m (12.0 ft)

Width 12.2 m (40 ft)

Mass 1,420,788 kg (3,132,301 lb)


Payload to LEO (28.5°)63,800 kg (140,700 lb)

Payload to GTO (27°)26,700 kg (58,900 lb)

Payload to Mars16,800 kg (37,000 lb)

Payload to Pluto3,500 kg (7,700 lb)

It's hard to see what the fuss is about when you see this picture

After all it's just another launch vehicle right?

But then Musk does stuff like this with his rockets!!!

Any way, now I must sell loads of stuff on Ebay and get myself to the launch. see you there.

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