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Elon Musk’s SpaceX to test fire Falcon Heavy’s 27 engines

While the first demonstration of the biggest ever rocket launch might be several days in the future, SpaceX is planning to do an initial test to launch Falcon Heavy’s 27 engines at the NASA’s Kennedy Space Center on Tuesday. The Falcon Heavy is composed of 3 Falcon 9 rockets put together and is supposed to be the most powerful rocket ever fired since the Saturn V rocket which took Apollo astronauts to the moon. The most exciting is the static fire test in which all 27 Merlin engines are fired simultaneously. The current proposed time of firing is 1 pm PT.

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