Space oddity: Tesla vehicle heading for Mars onboard first Falcon Heavy Rocket
04 December, 2017, 01:52 | Author: Becky Perry
Falcon Heavy missions will send large payloads to orbit inside a composite fairing, which will protect satellites during delivery to destinations including low Earth orbit, geosynchronous transfer orbit, and geosynchronous orbit. While it does not have the thrust of the Saturn V moon rockets, it is smaller, lighter, and it is reusable. Guaranteed to be exciting, one way or another, ' Musk posted. CEO Elon Musksaid that he will send personal Tesla Roadster as the payload.
While it would be marvelous to see SpaceX's heavy-lift rocket carry a Tesla to Mars next month, it may be best to limit our expectations. "Will be in deep space for a billion years or so if it doesn't blow up on ascent", Musk added.
Reporters at The Verge followed-up with Musk to confirm that he was actually planning to launch his vehicle into up into space, and that's where things get peculiar.
SpaceX president Gwynne Shotwell revealed to Aviation Week that the organization is arranging a static test shoot of its Falcon Heavy rocket, with every one of the 27 Merlin motors utilized at the same time, before the finish of 2017.
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. Musk first tweeted out the idea on Friday evening, but has since separately confirmed his plans with The Verge. I hope it makes it far enough beyond the pad so that it does not cause pad damage. With that in mind, he's publicly stated that he meant to stick the "silliest thing we can imagine" atop the craft ( and he did stick a secret wheel of cheese on Dragon's first flight). "Inspired by a friend & Monty Python".
The rocket was originally supposed to take flight back in 2013 or 2014, but its maiden flight is now pegged for January 2018.
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