February 3, 2023

Live coverage: SpaceX’s fifth Falcon Heavy rocket lifts off at twilight

January 14, 2023

SpaceX’s fifth Falcon Heavy rocket lifted off from Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 5:56 p.m. EST (2255 GMT) Sunday with a U.S. Space Force communications satellite and a rideshare spacecraft hosting five military payloads. The Falcon Heavy’s two reusable side boosters returned to Cape Canaveral for landings about eight minutes after launch. The launch was delayed from Saturday after preparations ran behind schedule.

Live coverage: Falcon Heavy launches from Kennedy Space Center

November 1, 2022

SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy, the world’s most powerful operational launch vehicle, lifted off from Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 9:41 a.m. EDT (1341 GMT) Tuesday on a mission to deliver two U.S. Space Force satellites and multiple rideshare payloads into geosynchronous orbit, a journey that will take about six hours for the rocket’s upper stage. The Falcon Heavy’s two side boosters successfully returned to Cape Canaveral for landing about eight minutes after liftoff.

Falcon Heavy rocket on the launch pad for one of SpaceX’s most complex missions

October 31, 2022

The first Falcon Heavy rocket flight since 2019 is scheduled Tuesday to kick off SpaceX’s longest-duration launch mission to date, a roughly six-hour climb¬†into geosynchronous orbit more than 20,000 miles over the equator with a bundle of payloads for the U.S. Space Force. The powerful rocket’s two reusable side boosters will return to Cape Canaveral for landing.

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