SpaceX has dismissed adult a newest, biggest rocket in a vicious launch pad test.
The Falcon Heavy quickly roared to life for a initial time Wednesday during Florida’s Kennedy Space Center. All 3 boosters â€” 27 engines in all â€” were tested. The howling booms could be listened during a press site 3 miles away, as outrageous white clouds of engine empty billowed upward. Everything seemed normal.
SpaceX is aiming for a Feb launch. The long-anticipated exam moody will lift adult a Tesla Roadster belonging to Elon Musk, who heads both a rocket and electric automobile companies. Musk has regularly warned a rocket could explode. If successful, his red sports automobile will finish adult in circuit around a sun, travelling as distant out as Mars.