Elon Musk Showcases Falcon Heavy Rocket Being Assembled at Kennedy Space Center
By Space Coast Daily // December 21, 2017
most powerful rocket since the Saturn V
Falcon Heavy at the Cape pic.twitter.com/hizfDVsU7X
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) December 20, 2017
BREVARD COUNTY • KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLORIDA – SpaceX’s Elon Musk published images of his Falcon Heavy rocket which is expected to launch soon on its maiden flight from Kennedy Space Center.
The Falcon Heavy rocket is now the most powerful rocket since the Saturn V and can launch twice as much payload as the United Launch Alliance’s Delta IV Heavy.
SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy includes two Falcon 9 first-stage boosters and a central core booster that is a modified Falcon 9.
In Musk’s images on Twitter, he showed the rocket being assembled inside SpaceX’s hangar at Pad 39A of NASA’s Kennedy Space Center.
STAY TUNED TO SPACE COAST DAILY FOR UPDATES
CLICK HERE FOR NASA AND SPACE NEWS