Falcon Heavy • Demo Flight

Photo Event Date: 
Tuesday, February 6, 2018 -
1:30pm to 4:30pm
Photo Event Name: 
Falcon Heavy • Demo Flight
Photo Event Location: 
LC-39A, Kennedy Space Center
Photo Event Info: 

Launch window: Feb 6
Launch site: LC-39A, Kennedy Space Center, Florida

A SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket will launch on its first demonstration flight. The heavy-lift rocket is formed of three Falcon 9 rocket cores strapped together with 27 Merlin 1D engines firing at liftoff. The first Falcon Heavy rocket will attempt to place a Tesla Roadster on an Earth escape trajectory into a heliocentric orbit. Delayed from 3rd Quarter of 2015 and April, September and December 2016. Delayed from 1st Quarter 2017, 2nd Quarter 2017 and 3rd Quarter 2017. Delayed from November and December 2017. Delayed from January.