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“Life cannot just be about solving one sad problem after another. There need to be things that inspire you, that make you glad to wake up in the morning and be part of humanity. That is why we did it. We did for you.”

When Falcon Heavy lifted off, it became the most powerful operational rocket in the world by a factor of two.  With the ability to lift into orbit nearly 64 metric tons (141,000 lb)—a mass greater than a 737 jetliner loaded with passengers, crew, luggage and fuel–Falcon Heavy can lift more than twice the payload of the next closest operational vehicle, the Delta IV Heavy, at one-third the cost.

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Following liftoff, the two side boosters separated from the center core and returned to landing site for future reuse. The video shows the close-call landing of core booster on drone ship.

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Falcon Heavy put a Tesla Roadster and its passenger, Starman, into orbit around the sun. At max velocity Starman and the Roadster will travel 11 km/s (7mi/s) and travel 400 million km (250 million mi) from Earth.

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The video was made by HBO series Westworld co-creators, Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy and was shown during the SWSW 2018 festival being held in Austin, Texas.

Go to this video at:

https://youtu.be/A0FZIwabctw

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