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SpaceX Falcon Heavy Rocket

With the ability to lift into orbit over 54 metric tons (119,000 lb)--a mass equivalent to a 737 jetliner loaded with passengers, crew, luggage and fuel--Falcon Heavy can lift more than twice the payload of the next closest operational vehicle, the Delta IV Heavy, at one-third the cost.

The SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket is currently active has 2 stages and costs $90,000,000 to launch. The first SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket launch was on 02/06/2018 and the current success rate is 100%.


The dimensions of the SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket include a height of 229.6 ft or 70 m, a diameter of 39.9 ft or 12.2 m and a mass of 3,125,735 lbs or 1,420,788 kg.


The engines of the SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket contains 27 merlin engines in an octaweb layout. The rocket propellant is liquid oxygen and RP-1 kerosene with a thrust at sea level of 845 kN or 190,000 lbf and a thrust in a vacuum of 914 kN or 205,500 lbf.

Payload Weights

The payload weights of the SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket in Low Earth Orbit are 140,660 lb or 63,800 kg, in Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit are 58,860 lb or 26,700 kg, in Mars Orbit are 37,040 lb or 16,800 kg, in Pluto Orbit are 7,720 lb or 3,500 kg.

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