SpaceX Will Test Fire Its Most Powerful Rocket Ever Today, Here’s How You Can Watch

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SpaceX Will Test Fire Its Most Powerful Rocket Ever Today, Here’s How You Can Watch

Later today, SpaceX is expected to test fire the largest rocket it has ever created, Falcon Heavy, ahead of its inaugural test flight later this month.The test fire is expected to take place between 18:00-00:00 GMT.#FalconHeavy static fire window confirmed to be 13:00-19:00 EST (1p-7p EST, 18:00-00:00 UCT) tomorrow, Wednesday 10 Jan. #SpaceX— Chris G - NSF (@ChrisG_NSF) January 9, 2018This will be the first time that all 27 of its Merlin engines will fire simultaneously and if successful, will mean that the rocket’s first test flight can go ahead some time later in January.While it can’t compete with NASA’s iconic Saturn V Moon rocket which generated 7.5 million pounds of thrust, Falcon Heavy will take the current top spot as being the rocket able to lift the most amount of cargo into space.Once fully operational it will have the thrust of 18 Boeing 747 passenger jets and be able to

2018.01.11. 13:30 BY :4

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