The founder of companies SpaceX and Tesla Elon Musk posted to Twitter a video dedicated to the soon to launch of the carrier rocket Falcon Heavy. On the video you can see all the stages of the forthcoming flight.
A frame from the video.
Video demonstrates how a rocket launched from Cape Kolenval, and after separation of the side steps and reset the head fairing will orbit the Tesla electric car. Side-steps subsequently have to land for re-use. The launch is reportedly to be held at 21:30 Moscow time.
Falcon Heavy sends a car to Mars https://t.co/Y7uBtU6Mt2
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) February 5, 2018.
The author of the comment to the video with the highest number of “likes”, offers to imagine that someone will watch this movie is absolutely out of context or that it will see the aliens, who in a thousand years find electric in the vastness of space. Also quite popular was the joke that the car from the movie, no doubt, will set an absolute record for the race.
Falcon Heavy American booster superheavy class family of Falcon, which is being developed by SpaceX. It was created on the basis of the carrier rocket Falcon 9, and are expected to deliver up to 63,8 tons of load on low reference orbit, to 26.7 tons to geosynchronous transfer orbit, up to 16.8 tons to Mars and 3.5 tonnes on Pluto. On the development of the rocket Elon Musk said on 5 April 2011, and was initially assumed that the first launch will take place in 2013, but later this date was repeatedly moved. In particular, tests rocket engines last month was postponed for the second time in a row. Some experts are inclined to connect this fact with the fact that shortly before that, the company SpaceX Elon musk made an unsuccessful attempt to launch a secret satellite of the United States government under the code name Zuma.
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