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After watching the Falcon Heavy launch today I was curious if anyone else here watched it, then I realized that I didn't see any dedicated threads for NASA & SpaceX here on MW. Any thing you want to post whether it's the most modern news from NASA, SpaceX, the European Space Agency, etc. too the Moon landings, Gemini & Space Shuttle missions, feel free to post here.
There's no sense of scale but this booster is as high as a 10 storey building. It balances by using a closed-loop thrust vectoring system. SpaceX are working towards a simple reusable launch vehicle that could (unlike the complex and costly shuttle) reduce spaceflight costs by a huge amount ... Elon Musk also recently outlined a realistic plan for the colonisation of Mars http://www.space.com...-elon-musk.html