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Elon Musk’s space Tesla might hit Earth in 10 million years

Elon Musk’s space Tesla might hit Earth in 10 million years

One of the coolest things to happen in space and automotive news in a long time was the successful launch of Elon Musk's personal Tesla Roadster atop a Falcon Heavy rocket during the first test flight for the new rocket. That launch was successful, and you can watch the Tesla head towards Mars.

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Elon Musk explains why Falcon Heavy core booster didn’t stick the landing

Elon Musk explains why Falcon Heavy core booster didn’t stick the landing

One of the things most of us like most about Elon Musk is that he isn't afraid to talk about failures. In fact, he made an awesome video of SpaceX's failed Falcon 9 booster landings for us to watch in the past. We all know that the actual launch of the Falcon Heavy with Musk's own Tesla Roadster and a "Starman" inside went off without a hitch.

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SpaceX next launch: PAZ satellite for HD photos of Earth

SpaceX next launch: PAZ satellite for HD photos of Earth

Vandenberg Air Force Base announced this week that they were prepared for the next SpaceX rocket launch. The next launch will take place at the Vandenberg Air Force Base Space Launch Complex-4, Lompoc, CA, and it'll take place on Saturday, February 17th, at 6:17 AM Pacific Time. Onboard this SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will be the PAZ satellite for Hisdesat of Madrid, Spain, and a set of smaller payloads with massive potential.

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SpaceX Falcon Heavy launches Tesla car into space: Watch it all over again

SpaceX Falcon Heavy launches Tesla car into space: Watch it all over again

Today we're having another look at the whole Falcon Heavy test flight from SpaceX again, in video form. This time we're watching the whole series of events jammed into a single 34-minute clip, chopped up in a way that makes the whole event as simply pleasing as possible. Don't be shocked when you find yourself unable to look away - things get real weird up in here.

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Falcon Heavy rocket’s center core failed to land on droneship

Falcon Heavy rocket’s center core failed to land on droneship

Following uncertainty earlier today, SpaceX has confirmed that the Falcon Heavy rocket's center core failed to land on its droneship. That's of no consequence to the company, though, as Musk confirms that there were no plans to use the center core even if it had landed. The Falcon Heavy's launch today was an overwhelming success for the company, the outcome far greater than some expected.

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You can watch SpaceX’s Mars-bound Tesla Roadster live

You can watch SpaceX’s Mars-bound Tesla Roadster live

SpaceX's Falcon Heavy might be a long way from taking paying passengers to Mars, but you can hitch a virtual ride with the Tesla Roadster-driving Starman courtesy of the company's livestream. Started after SpaceX successfully launched the Falcon Heavy this afternoon, the stream is one of the more unusual views of space we've ever had.

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SpaceX Falcon Heavy’s first test flight was an incredible success

SpaceX Falcon Heavy’s first test flight was an incredible success

For a while, it looked like SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket wasn't going to make its first test flight today, but now Elon Musk and company have to be happy they made the launch window with just a few minutes to spare. The Falcon Heavy's maiden voyage has gone off without a hitch, giving us a potential glimpse into the future of space flight. Beyond that, we can now say that there's a cherry red Telsa Roadster floating around in the void of space, which is just plain cool.

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Watch SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy launch right here

Watch SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy launch right here

After a few last-minute delays, it seems that weather conditions are now ideal for SpaceX to send its Falcon Heavy rocket into space. Originally scheduled to launch at 1:30 PM Eastern time earlier this afternoon, SpaceX had to delay the launch a couple of times thanks to unfavorable wind conditions in Earth's upper atmosphere. Those wind conditions have cleared up in the time since then, and now SpaceX has given the "all systems go" for launch.

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SpaceX Falcon Heavy launch: Here’s today’s schedule and livestream [Update]

SpaceX Falcon Heavy launch: Here’s today’s schedule and livestream [Update]

Today is a big day for SpaceX. After a successful test fire of its Falcon Heavy rocket back at the end of January, SpaceX is ready to launch the bad boy into space. This is big for a couple of reasons, but mostly because this is one of the most powerful rockets to be sent into space in quite some time.

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SpaceX’s Tesla Roadster-launching Falcon Heavy rocket video is a must-see

SpaceX’s Tesla Roadster-launching Falcon Heavy rocket video is a must-see

SpaceX is gearing up to launch what will soon be the world's most powerful operational rocket. The company confirmed plans for the test launch late Friday, warning Florida residents that they may hear multiple sonic booms during the missions. In addition to launching the Falcon Heavy, SpaceX says it will attempt to land all three first stage cores as a secondary mission.

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Elon Musk shows off his Roadster with “Starman” at the wheel

Elon Musk shows off his Roadster with “Starman” at the wheel

Elon Musk is the CEO of both Tesla and SpaceX and he is combining both of those companies during the inaugural launch of the first Falcon Heavy rocket. That massive rocket is meant to push larger loads into space and might one day take astronauts into orbit and beyond. For the first launch, the only payload in the nosecone of that rocket will be a sweet car.

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SpaceX confirms Falcon Heavy rocket launch for February 6

SpaceX confirms Falcon Heavy rocket launch for February 6

It's been just a few days since SpaceX successfully completed a test fire of its new Falcon Heavy rocket, and now CEO Elon Musk has revealed that the official launch will take place in early February. The Falcon Heavy project has been in the works for a number of years now and seen more than few delays. The rocket is essentially made up of three Falcon 9 boosters connected together, and will allow SpaceX to launch much larger payloads than it has before, and to much farther destinations.

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