View Full Version : FALCON HEAVY TEST FLIGHT -- Scheduled for Feb. 6th

01-26-2018, 08:26 PM
Feb 6 falcon heavy test flight

location kennedy space center lc-39a

time 1:30 pm est, 18:30 utc
window 3 hours

spacex is attempting to launch the heavy variant of the company's falcon booster on its first demonstration flight. This new system uses a standard falcon 9 core with two strap-on boosters derived from the falcon 9 first stage for a total of 27 merlin 1d engines firing at liftoff. Spacex successfully carried out a static test fire of the rocket at 12:30 p.m. Est wednesday, jan. 24.