Falcon Heavy

Live coverage: SpaceX test-fires Falcon Heavy rocket at Kennedy Space Center

SpaceX rolled its fourth Falcon Heavy rocket to the launch pad at Kennedy Space Center Tuesday night and raised it vertical early Thursday in preparation for a test-firing of its 27 main engines. The static fire test occurred at 8 p.m. EDT Thursday (0000 GMT Friday) in a precursor to the scheduled launch of the Falcon Heavy on a U.S. Space Force satellite delivery mission Nov. 1.