SpaceX Shows Up Close Aerial View of New Falcon Heavy Rocket

Space enthusiasts got a special look at SpaceX’s new rocket, Falcon Heavy, which will lift off for the first time in 2018.

A Tweet posted by SpaceX owner Elon Musk in December 2017 stated that the rocket’s first payload would be a red Tesla.

A video posted to social media on January 3 provided an up-close-and-personal look at the rocket which, according to the company’s website, will have a liftoff thrust ‘equal to approximately eighteen 747 aircraft’. Credit: SpaceX via Storyful