SpaceX's new Falcon Heavy rocket to carry Tesla Roadster to Mars

SpaceX will use the first Falcon Heavy to send a Tesla Roadster to Mars, Elon Musk says

The Falcon Heavy is scheduled for its big test with a launch from Cape Canaveral in December, from the same launch pad that sent the Apollo 11 astronauts to the moon in 1969. Musk himself has said that the first Falcon Heavy launch may end in disaster or fail to achieve Earth orbit, much less complete a Hohmann transfer and head for Mars. Company executives previously spoke of how hard it is to build such a large rocket-powered by three Falcon 9 cores, meaning it has thrice the thrust of original Falcon 9. "Guaranteed to be exciting, one way or another".

It is noted that the rocket will launch into orbit of Mars own auto Mask Tesla Roadster, which will play the song of David Bowie's Space Oddity.

SpaceX has revolutionized the rocket industry, but it has also suffered spectacular setbacks over the years, including rockets blowing up on the launchpad and in flight. "Will be in deep space for a billion years or so if it doesn't blow up on the ascent".

As with pretty much all timetables announced by Musk, the launch date could still change.

Clemson, Oklahoma, Georgia, Alabama in College Football Playoff
The Crimson Tide won the 2015 national championship 45-40 in Phoenix, then lost 35-31 in Tampa in the 2016 national championship. It'll be Alabama-Clemson in the Sugar Bowl on January 1 for a spot in the national championship game.

Always willing to up the stakes of an already hard situation, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has said the first flight of his company's Falcon Heavy rocket will be used to send a Tesla Roadster into space. And Musk said earlier this year he was targeting November. "Destination is Mars orbit".

The rocket is a blend of three of SpaceX's Falcon 9 strapped together; subsequently, it will have thrice the thrust of one single Falcon 9 rocket.

He wants to land at least two of the spacecraft on Mars in 2022 carrying equipment - and then ones transporting people in 2024. Its payload capacity is massive as well at 119,000 pounds, the equivalent of a fully loaded 737 jetliner.

It will also be twice as powerful as the next largest rocket now in use in this country.

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