CAPE CANAVERAL – It is still not successful, a new rocket from SpaceX, with a red Tesla Roadster to launch. The killjoy on ruimtebasis Cape Canaveral: the wind. Florida sigh of disappointment, with Elon Musk at the forefront.
The launch, initially planned for 19: 30 hours Dutch time, is postponed. The flight guidance is now out of a launch at 21.45 hours, but if it is before 22: 00 is not successful, should the launch be moved to another day.
The rocket is the Falcon Heavy from space SpaceX. It is the strongest launcher in half a century. The Tesla Roadster should as a publicity stunt in the direction of Mars. Along the way it should, the song Space Oddity by David Bowie from the speakers sound.
The new rocket should be to help people back further in the space, in the future, possibly even to Mars.
Boosters in contention
The rocket will be three so-called boosters use to get loose from the ground. It contains 27 engines, which have almost the same power as eighteen Boeing 747. If the task of the boosters is over, they must return to the earth and careful countries, so that they can be reused.