SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket is ready to launch

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Nick Ayers, chief of staff for Vice President Mike Pence has tweeted that there are major positive ramifications for the USA space industry is this [SpaceX Falcon Heavy] launch goes according to plan. Only the Saturn V rocket by NASA had more power and thrust than the Falcon Heavy.

Teslarati talked about the Falcon Heavy rocket saying: "To put the Falcon Heavy into some sort of perspective, even at the 92 per cent thrust it is expected to max out at during its first launch, the first stage's 27 Merlin 1D engines produce power equivalent to something like twenty 747 passenger jets at take-off. And if he can demonstrate Falcon Heavy, it makes the Mars mission that more credible." said consultant Peluso.

Falcon 9 is powered by nine cone-shaped engines attached to a reusable booster.

SpaceX has set a date for the first launch attempt for Falcon Heavy: Tuesday, February 6.

SpaceX successfully test-fired its first Falcon Heavy rocket on Wednesday.

According to Musk, Falcon Heavy's first flight will take place on February 6.

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The Falcon Heavy will be minus its featured load for the test.

"I love the thought of a vehicle drifting apparently endlessly through space and perhaps being discovered by an alien race millions of years in the future", Musk replied when asked on Twitter why he wanted to throw away a $100,000 electric sportscar.

The Falcon Heavy's sticker price is $90 million, which is 45% more expensive than the Falcon 9, the rocket SpaceX has used for every mission going back to 2012.

The U.S. Air Force also plans to use a Falcon Heavy to launch a payload dubbed STP-2, which will include some weather forecasting satellites, later this year.

But the new capability would mean the firm in future has no difficulty launching the biggest military and commercial telecommunications satellites - and is still able to recover all three first-stage boosters.

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The Falcon Heavy has been in the works for several years now and has seen more than a few delays.

The launch will be like three normal SpaceX launches happening simultaneously.

The Falcon 9 is regularly utilized for the objective of hoisting space station cargo and satellites.

If you're in the Cape Canaveral area, locals say Parrish Park or Space View Park in Titusville, Florida offer a great view of the Falcon Heavy launch site.

Musk chimed in a few days later to confirm the tentative date of the rocket's maiden flight: "Aiming for first flight of Falcon Heavy on Feb 6 from Apollo launchpad 39A at Cape Kennedy".

The launch can be watched live.

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