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Latest Aviation News Space SPACEX PERFORMS FIRST 'STATIC FIRE' OF FALCON HEAVY ROCKET

SpaceX performs first 'static fire' of Falcon Heavy rocket

AFP
25/01/2018 | 324 words
SpaceX on Wednesday test-fired its Falcon Heavy rocket for the first time in a launch pad experiment aimed at giving its main engines a trial workout before blasting off in the coming days.Touted as the "world's most powerful rocket," the Falcon Heavy is designed to one day carry crew and supplies to deep space destinations such as the Moon and Mars."Falcon Heavy hold-down firing this morning was good. Generated quite a thunderhead of steam," SpaceX chief executive officer Elon Musk wrote on Twitter."Launching in a week or so."The Falcon (...)
 
 
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