Liftoff was set for 3:45 p.m. ET the maiden launch of SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket, and it was a complete success, despite the concerns about upper-level winds. Thousands of spectators swarmed to viewing areas surrounding the launch site at Kennedy Space Center’s, and the crowd stretched for more than 5-miles this morning. In a stunning image straight from a movie, the twin Falcon 9 boosters landed at Cape Canaveral in Florida, after a flawless test launch of the world’s most powerful rocket yet. Continue reading for another video and more information.
“Meanwhile, sitting in a tin can far above the earth, nothing he can do, a dummy driver in a Tesla Roadster. An earlier photograph from inside the rocket revealed that the words ‘DON’T PANIC’ on the dashboard computer,” reports The Guardian.