Falcon Heavy 🚀

Unfortunately the center core was lost. It was also brand new. The two boosters that landed were being reused. Landing a rocket on a ship is quite difficult.
Still, overall great success and the future for SpaceX looks very bright.

The reusable side boosters for Falcon Heavy simultaneously landing on their own. Meanwhile in Washington, Nancy Pelosi holds the floor of the House of Representatives for more than eight hours and Trump wants a military parade.

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Kids born today MIGHT be doing trips to the moon and back. What do you all think?

Screw the kids, wheres my ticket ?

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http://newsthump.com/2018/02/07/putting-a-car-into-outer-space-cheaper-than-parking-it-in-london-spacex-confirms/

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This is beautiful :rocket: :rocket:

Third booster landed successfully at sea platform

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Third booster landed?

Wow, this is new to me!!
I really got different news
I understood two boosters landed successfully on earth
Okay, this is clear, I have the visual
But what about the third one, which was the most modified Falcon ?
What is your photo?
Please, can you confirm? a link will be awesome

This was from the latest Arabsat-6A mission.
The third booster did land successfully. It was later damaged while being brought back due to rough seas.

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Launch time

City :cityscape: Time zone :earth_americas: Offset to UTC :stopwatch: Targeted T-0 local time :rocket: Date :calendar:
Taipei CST UTC+8 14:30 June 25


Lot of facts

:ballot_box_with_check: This will be the 80th SpaceX launch.

:ballot_box_with_check: This will be the 3rd Falcon Heavy launch.

:ballot_box_with_check: This will be the 2nd Falcon Heavy Block 5 launch.

:ballot_box_with_check: This will be the 1st Falcon Heavy launch using reused side boosters from a previous FH mission.

:ballot_box_with_check: This will be the 18th SpaceX launch from Kennedy Space Center LC-39A.

:ballot_box_with_check: This will be the 2nd Falcon Heavy launch this year.

:ballot_box_with_check: This will be the 8th SpaceX launch this year.

:ballot_box_with_check: This will be the 1st journey to space of the brand new Block 5 center core B1057.

:ballot_box_with_check: This will be the 2nd journey to space of the flight-proven Block 5 side boosters B1052 and B1053.

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This one carries Taiwan’s FormoSat6. It’s about to happen.

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taipeitimes today says #7, and supposedly will ‘“stun the world” with the precision of weather data collected’.
I think @hanna149 just needs stunning confirmation of whether typhoons will tool the island this summer

Last year we’ve had:

“This lack of rain could lead to a drought period in Yilan” -> 1200mm+ of rain that caused flooding basically everywhere in the region

“The previous Winter was very cold, so Summer will be very hot and many typhoons will come to Taiwan” -> nope.jpg

I do believe better tools are needed, so hopefully FormoSat7 will reduce the amount of meteorological disappointments I suffer.

The amount of visible space trash is terrifying…

I’m pretty sure I saw one ramming into the insulation foils around the satellite’s engine.

Just some ice falling off. But technically it is visible space trash.

27 Merlin engines :muscle:

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Main stage crashed on landing!

It’s pretty difficult to land on a moving stage!

Yup … we’re gonna need a bigger boat :wink:

Why didn’t they think about that?