Just days after SpaceX performed a a success static fire of its Falcon Heavy rocket, Elon Musk says that the corporate is planning to launch the rocket for the first time on Tuesday, February 6th from Cape Kennedy in Florida.
SpaceX in the beginning intended to release the rocket in 2013 or 2014, but has regularly driven the date back. Now that the rocket has successfully completed its exams, the first release is close by.
Aiming for first flight of Falcon Heavy on Feb 6 from Apollo launchpad 39A at Cape Kennedy. Simple viewing from the general public causeway.
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) January 27, 2018
Comprised Of 3 reusable Falcon NINE rocket cores strapped together, the spacecraft is certainly one of probably the most robust ever made. it will take off from launchpad 39A, which once launched Apollo and Area Travel missions. Musk notes that there will be “Easy viewing from the public causeway.”