The next generation of super heavy-lift launch vehicle is the privately developed SpaceX Falcon Heavy. Although NASA's Saturn V moon rocket could lift about two and a half times as much mass, the Falcon Heavy would still be the most powerful U.S. rocket to be launched since the Saturns were retired in 1972. [See it here.]

The next generation of super heavy-lift launch vehicle is the privately developed SpaceX Falcon Heavy. Although NASA's Saturn V moon rocket could lift about two and a half times as much mass, the Falcon Heavy would still be the most powerful U. rocket t

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SpaceX Falcon Heavy in orbit. Three rockets with a total of 32 Merlin Engines.

How it works: SpaceX's Falcon Heavy, the world's most powerful space rocket http://pops.ci/15IzTxJ

When the firm SpaceX launches its Falcon Heavy rocket into space late this year, the craft will become the mightiest rocket in the world. Only NASA's Saturn V, which sent Americans to the moon, has ever generated more power.

SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket atop Pad 39A.   Image Credit: SpaceX

If you needed a reminder that SpaceX is about to debut its huge new Falcon Heavy rocket, here you go.

SpaceX is now planning to attempt the first launch of its Falcon Heavy rocket around the end of this month, the company’s chief executive said Jan. 4.

SpaceX reveals stunning footage of its Falcon Heavy 'megarocket'

Falcon Heavy preparing for Static Fire test – NASASpaceFlight.com

Falcon Heavy preparing for Static Fire test – NASASpaceFlight.com

Falcon Heavy rocket, Dream Chaser vehicle move forward  SpaceX preps its Falcon Heavy, while its competition tests a manned space plane.

Falcon Heavy rocket, Dream Chaser vehicle move forward

Clean (aspirational) Falcon Heavy rocket, Dream Chaser vehicle move forward SpaceX preps its Falcon Heavy, while its competition tests a manned space plane.

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SpaceX Falcon Heavy Flight Animation When Falcon

The world's most powerful rocket: SpaceX animation shows how the Falcon Heavy will lift off - and one day send humans to Mars

Resupply the international space station LAUNCH ANIMATION JANUARY 16, 2015 · SEE ANIMATION See Falcon Heavy in action.

Resupply the international space station LAUNCH ANIMATION JANUARY 16, 2015 · SEE ANIMATION See Falcon Heavy in action.

SpaceX's updated Falcon 9 and Falcon Heavy performance and pricing chart. Credit: SpaceX

SpaceX’s new price chart shows the performance cost incurred when making the Falcon 9 Full Thrust and Falcon Heavy rockets partially reusable.

Falcon Heavy preparing for Static Fire test – NASASpaceFlight.com

Falcon Heavy preparing for Static Fire test – NASASpaceFlight.com

[OC] SpaceX Falcon Heavy goes vertical on Pad 39A for the first time (2967x 2326) [r/spacex x-post post] http://ift.tt/2DqSczl

[OC] SpaceX Falcon Heavy goes vertical on Pad for the first time [r/spacex x-post post]

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