SpaceX's guide to the galaxy

The big thing with heavy was just how heavy it was

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent @emmetjryan
8th February, 2018
The SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket lifts off from launch pad 39A at Kennedy Space Center on February 6, 2018 in Cape Canaveral, Florida. Photo: Joe Raedle - Getty

Let’s get the cool bits out of the way first. Yes, it was amazing to see two side boosters land in sync on platforms. Seeing one land is mind-blowing enough in itself.

The whole sticking a car in space thing, while having some major concerns as to how we think about the amount of debris our species is sticking in the cosmos, also looks pretty cool.

Throw in the spacesuit, an actual one,...

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