Next Spaceflight

Status

Success

Test Flight

Launch Time
Tue Feb 06, 2018 20:45 UTC
Maiden flight of the Falcon Heavy. The primary mission was a complete success. Additionally, both side boosters successfully performed experimental landings. The center core failed an experimental landing attempt.

Rocket

Falcon Heavy
SpaceX
Status: Active
Price: $90.0 million
Liftoff Thrust: 22,819 kN
Payload to LEO: 63,800 kg
Payload to GTO: 26,700 kg
Stages: 2
Strap-ons: 2
Rocket Height: 70.0 m
Fairing Diameter: 5.2 m
Fairing Height: 13.0 m

Vehicles

B1023

Flight #2
Landing Zone 1

B1025

Flight #2
Landing Zone 2

B1033

Flight #1
Of Course I Still Love You

Mission Details

Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster

Elon Musk's midnight cherry Tesla Roadster will be launched into a heliocentric orbit. The car is carrying the mannequin Starman – sporting a real SpaceX spacesuit.
Payloads: 1
Total Mass: 1,300 kg
Heliocentric Orbit

Location

Stats

2018

17th orbital launch attempt

SpaceX

55th mission
50th successful mission
21st consecutive successful mission

Falcon Heavy

1st mission
1st successful mission