Falcon Heavy

Falcon Heavy Lifting Off in July 2017

About The Falcon Heavy

Falcon Heavy is a heavy class launch vehicle, which currently is the world's most powerful operational rocket and is the big brother to the Falcon 9. The Falcon Heavy was originally announced as a concept in 2011. 

It's two side boosters, land back at the cape, on Landing Zone 1, and Landing Zone 2 respectively. The center core lands on SpaceX's droneships, Of Course I Still Love You, and Just Read The Instructions.

The Falcon Heavy has a payload capacity of 54,400 KG to low-earth orbit (63,800 KG when expended)

Falcon Heavy had it's first successful test flight on the 6th of February 2018, which Launched Elon Musk's personal Tesla Roadster into orbit around the sun. The car launched playing Space Oddity by David Bowie. Rocket Man is still orbiting to this day.

Falcon Heavy is a massive asset to the US Military for larger reconnaissance satellites.

SpaceX had another two successful launches about a year after the demo and is currently scheduled to launch parts for a lunar space station in 2026, including two modules in one launch for NASA's Lunar Gateway. Falcon Heavy presently has an additional six flights scheduled.

This rocket stemmed fron the Falcon 9, read our description on that here.

Article By Civillian Space And Tyler Matzen.

Launches:3  Failures:0  Cost Per Launch:90 Million

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