VIDEO: SpaceX Falcon Heavy Rocket Booster Successfully Completed First-Ever Static Fire Test
By Space Coast Daily // May 11, 2017
At SpaceX development facility in Texas
First static fire test of a Falcon Heavy center core completed at our McGregor, TX rocket development facility last week. pic.twitter.com/tHUHc1QiKG
— SpaceX (@SpaceX) May 9, 2017
ABOVE TWEET: SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket booster successfully completed its first-ever static fire test. The Falcon Heavy core engine (it has three engines) has been strapped down to the launch pad at SpaceX’s test site and development facility in McGregor, Texas.
(TheTechPortal.com) – SpaceX has been gunning for further and heavier orbital missions by building its Falcon Heavy rocket booster.
The Elon Musk-owned private space company has been promising the launch of the next huge rocket for over four years.
And come 2017, we’ve finally gotten our first look at the central core of the working rocket booster.
The Falcon Heavy core engine (it has three engines) has been strapped down to the launch pad at SpaceX’s test site and development facility in McGregor, Texas.
It has successfully completed its first-ever static fire test, which means it is getting closer to its first space expedition.
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