Elon Musk to Say Bye to His Own Tesla Roadster

SpaceX will use the first Falcon Heavy to send a Tesla Roadster to Mars, Elon Musk says

As stated in the above tweets, it seems that the Falcon Heavy is to be launched with the intention of reaching Mars orbit - provided there are no hiccups with the launch. Company executives previously spoke of how hard it is to build such a large rocket-powered by three Falcon 9 cores, meaning it has thrice the thrust of original Falcon 9.

SpaceX's Falcon Heavy, its most powerful reusable rocket to date, may have its initially dispatch before the finish of the year after all - and it will incorporate Elon Musk's one of a kind Tesla.

The first Falcon Heavy's "payload will be my midnight cherry Tesla Roadster playing Space Oddity", Musk wrote on Twitter, referencing the famous David Bowie song. Musk has now confirmed via tweet that he will send his very own Roadster to space through its Falcon Heavy rocket. And Musk said earlier this year he was targeting November.

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That project will require an even larger rocket, though. It's unclear if the company will attempt to recover the boosters of this maiden rocket. The Falcon Heavy can also transport a Dragon spacecraft. The company says it will be able to take into orbit more than twice the payload - 119,000 pounds - of its closest rival at a third of the cost.

According to Space Flight Now, the Falcon Heavy still has to pass some major hurdles before Musk's planned Ziggy Stardust stunt in January, however.

SpaceX has shaken up the aerospace industry by dramatically slashing costs and developing rockets that can blast out of the atmosphere and then come back down to land on a barge floating in the middle of the ocean. But SpaceX has been working for years to change that. Not only he did start a $51-billion vehicle company from scratch, but he also successfully managed to launch several dozen rockets - and also land and reuse part of them.

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