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Feb 7, 2018

The SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket launch in photos

The SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket launch in photos

Yesterday was a momentous occasion in space travel when SpaceX launched the most powerful rocket of the last 30 years into space. And some of the parts even came back to earth on their own to be used again. All privately funded.
Simply totally cool and amazing.

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SpaceX's first Falcon Heavy rocket sits on launch pad 39A at Kennedy Space Center, waiting for the first engine test firing it's 27 engines together, in Cape Canaveral, Florida MIKE BROWN/REUTERS

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A SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket stands on historic launch pad 39A as it is readied for its first demonstration flight at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral JOE SKIPPER/REUTERS

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Spectators look on at sunrise at Cocoa Beach before SpaceX's first Falcon Heavy rocket launches from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida Gregg Newton/REUTERS

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Spectators look on at sunrise at Cocoa Beach before SpaceX's first Falcon Heavy rocket launches from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida Gregg Newton/REUTERS

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University student from Indiana gets ready to watch SpaceX's first Falcon Heavy rocket launch at Cocoa Beach in Florida Gregg Newton/REUTERS

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A red Tesla Roadster is seen during preparations to use it as a mock payload for the launch of a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket HANDOUT/REUTERS

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A SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket lifts off from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral JOE SKIPPER/REUTERS

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A SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket lifts off from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral JOE SKIPPER/REUTERS

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A SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket lifts off from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral JOE SKIPPER/REUTERS

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A SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket lifts off from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral JOE SKIPPER/REUTERS

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A SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket lifts off from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral JOE SKIPPER/REUTERS

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A SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket lifts off from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral JOE SKIPPER/REUTERS

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A SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket lifts off from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral JOE SKIPPER/REUTERS

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A SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket lifts off from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral JOE SKIPPER/REUTERS

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A SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket lifts off from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral THOM BAUR/REUTERS

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A SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket lifts off from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral STEVE NESIUS/REUTERS

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A SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket lifts off from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral THOM BAUR/REUTERS

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A SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket lifts off from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral THOM BAUR/REUTERS

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Boosters land after helping launch SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral THOM BAUR/REUTERS

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Boosters land after helping launch SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral THOM BAUR/REUTERS

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Boosters land after helping launch SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral STEVE NESIUS/REUTERS

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Boosters of SpaceX's first Falcon Heavy rocket come back for landing at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida HANDOUT/REUTERS

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A SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket lifts off from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral THOM BAUR/REUTERS

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A SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket lifts off from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral STEVE NESIUS/REUTERS

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A SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket lifts off from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral STEVE NESIUS/REUTERS

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A SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket lifts off from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral STEVE NESIUS/REUTERS

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Spectators watch SpaceX's first Falcon Heavy rocket launches from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida Gregg Newton/REUTERS

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Spectators watch SpaceX's first Falcon Heavy rocket launches from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida Gregg Newton/REUTERS

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Boosters of SpaceX's first Falcon Heavy rocket come back for landing at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida Gregg Newton/REUTERS

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Smoke after a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket lifted off from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral THOM BAUR/REUTERS

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A SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket lifts off from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral THOM BAUR/REUTERS

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A SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket lifts off from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral THOM BAUR/REUTERS

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A SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket lifts off from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral THOM BAUR/REUTERS

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A SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket lifts off from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral THOM BAUR/REUTERS

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SpaceX founder Musk at a press conference following the first launch of a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket in Cape Canaveral JOE SKIPPER/REUTERS

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SpaceX founder Musk speaks at a press conference following the first launch of a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket in Cape Canaveral JOE SKIPPER/REUTERS

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