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Watch SpaceX Launch A Tesla Roadster To Mars On The Falcon Heavy Rocket — And Why It Matters
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Watch SpaceX Launch A Tesla Roadster To Mars On The Falcon Heavy Rocket — And Why It Matters

Watch SpaceX Launch A Tesla Roadster To Mars On The Falcon Heavy Rocket — And Why It Matters SpaceX just launched a Tesla Roadster to Mars on this: SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket.  This was the Falcon Heavy's maiden flight. It's the launch that everyone's been waiting for. The Falcon Heavy is a monster.  It has 27 engines, can generate more power than 18 747 jumbo jets, and is the most powerful rocket to fly since NASA's moon rocket, the Saturn V. Making it the most powerful functioning rocket on Earth. This is one of SpaceX's most difficult launches. Musk even said "Just bear in mind that there is a good chance this monster rocket blows up." But it didn't! Even though this was a test launch, Musk took the opportunity to send some payload to space. A Tesla Roads...
NASA’s next Mars rover carries tribute to healthcare workers fighting coronavirus
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NASA’s next Mars rover carries tribute to healthcare workers fighting coronavirus

NASA's next Mars rover carries tribute to healthcare workers fighting coronavirus NASA's next Mars rover will bear to the Red Planet a tribute to brave healthcare workers fighting a pandemic here on Earth. The Mars 2020 rover Perseverance, which is scheduled to launch on July 20, has been outfitted with a small aluminum plate honoring the doctors, nurses and other folks fighting to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus and treating the people suffering from COVID-19, the disease it causes, NASA officials announced today (June 17). "We wanted to demonstrate our appreciation for those who have put their personal well-being on the line for the good of others," Perseverance deputy project manager Matt Wallace, of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, said in a stateme...