In a giant step for the private space industry, SpaceX launches its Falcon Heavy rocket

In a historic first, SpaceX launched the world’s most powerful operational rocket from Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Tuesday.

Seven years ago, Los Angeles entrepreneur Elon Musk first publicly introduced the Falcon Heavy rocket, promising that the first launch of the 27-engine behemoth would be “pretty epic.”

All Sources: Los Angeles Times Los Angeles Times


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