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Watch The SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy Launch Live Here

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On Tuesday afternoon, a rocket the size of a 20-story building, containing 27 engines and a cherry-red Tesla Roadster as its payload, is slated to lift off from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. It will be the maiden flight of Space X’s Falcon Heavy, the most powerful rocket to launch in 45 years, since NASA’s Saturn V, which last flew in 1973.

UPDATE: Liftoff window has been delayed to 3:05 p.m. ET.

UPDATE: Liftoff window has been delayed to 3:45 p.m. ET.

 

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more on the payload

While this is just a test launch, the Falcon Heavy will be carrying Elon Musk's midnight cherry Tesla Roadster, which will be playing David Bowie's "Space Oddity" and carrying a dummy pilot dubbed "Starman." 

from https://www.cbsnews.com/news/watch-live-falcon-heavy-launch-spacex-live-stream/

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broden

what a successful launch could look like

 

 

 

 

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UPDATE: Liftoff window has been delayed to 3:45 p.m. ET.

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broden

this is where science met art

looks like a 100 percent success ..just waiting to hear of the main cores landing

but the side boosters landing next to each other simultaneously was just pure poetry

 

and they even put don't panic on the dashboard monitor

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broden

if anyone wants to see it

this is the launch and what follows

 

 

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sugbu777

That was awesome! Sent it to my pal back in the States. We've both been space-nuts since back when Friendship 7 orbited earth.

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colemanlee

I dont know about anyone else, but to me having watched sputnik orbit....this is amazing Im glad I lived this long..

 

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broden

i've never watched a launch i was not impressed with

 

but this was awesome to watch on a new level

 

and putting a car in space how cool is that

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Janneo

Very impressive. Could not have done it better myself. Love the "Don't Panic" sign :D

 

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Mr. Mike

God this country must have tons of money....all that to put a used car into orbit.:lol:

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sugbu777
3 minutes ago, Mr. Mike said:

God this country must have tons of money....all that to put a used car into orbit.:lol:

USA...USA...USA! 

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TequilaSunset
15 minutes ago, Mr. Mike said:

God this country must have tons of money....all that to put a used car into orbit.:lol:

You can kiss the warranty on it good bye!

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