On a clear winters Florida 6th February 2018 afternoon at 1500 hours Eastern time, in which SpaceX have complete successful maiden flight of the Falcon Heavy.. Launching with hard earn working captivation from a cheering team in waiting for the launching from the iconic NASA-KSC Launch complex 39A in which launched the mighty Saturn V Luna Rocket towards, the Moon also the STS-Space Transportation System –Space Shuttle program..
Orthough the Expected launch was to occur at 1330 Hours Eastern Standard Time it was belayed for least an hour later due to Weather conditions that didn’t met the Launch Criteria it went ahead without any arising Falcon Heavy issues to the at 1500 Hours Eastern Standard Time.. In which the weather meet the launch criteria for a ninety percent favourable later… In which the Launch was a go… in preparations for the launch, FAA certification was required, acquired for the launch due to the new nature of the launch format in which fitting formatting to same Space Shuttle Program format… As the launch window came to an almost closed…..
During the webcast it was hosted by of panel of four, Lauren Lyons-Flight Reliability Engineer, Michael Hamersley- Materials Engineer, John Insprucker- Principal Integration Engineer, also Brian Mahlstet- Automation Software Engineer. As the launch sequence continues with the cheering energise team as John described his colleagues… as they explained it, in which Lauren described the launch as a non-customer launch flight due to it was only a test flight… in which the main payload Easter eggs was Elon Musk’s Tesla electric powered Cherry Red Roadster with a new driver known Mannequin named Starman in a SpaceX’s new generation satin white EVA suit that’s designed for the Dragon Module.
As it journeys towards the Planet Mars in an into a precessing Earth-Mars elliptical orbit around the sun with fellow driver Starman there’s another part of the Payload is the a celebrated SpaceX plate, Lasered printed with all the staff from SpaceX, also Space hardware grade storage device that’s design to withstands the toughest roughest harsh conditions of space.. .. Apart of this it’s interesting to see how the Starman’s Eva Suit would fair in space…. It’s also important during the flight duration critical data collection is critical learning, modifications towards any onwards Falcon Heavy flight..
The two side Falcon Nine Reusable Cores was previously flight proven in. One launched the Thaicom 8 satellite in May 2016 and the other supported the CRS-9 mission in July 2016 With twenty eight Merlin MD-01 Engines, Stage one with three Falcon nine reusable cores sharing the total combine thrust of twenty seven Merlin Engines with the second stage of one.. Lifting off from the Iconic Historic Launch Complex 39A, in which lifting off with five million pounds of thrust.. In which reaching towards three minutes the two supporting side Falcon Nine Reusable cores detaches in which landing simultaneously back ten Kilometers from its initial launching launch Complex 39A point … with the crowds cheering.. in the background landing together at Landing Zone one and two at Cape Canaveral Air Force Base-Station into seven minutes and fifty eight seconds.. in which while the central core detaches from the second stage into three minutes and twenty four seconds landing back on the off then descending onto a yet to be determine Atlantic Ocean Drone Ship “ Off Course I Still Love You….” As it landed moments later visual communications was interrupted… As the Test launch flight conclude not just yet there was a following slight slivering coverage as Starman was traveling around the Planet Earth toward the path towards Mars in the background on Earth blasting out to the tunes of the late Great late 20th – early 21st century pop musician David Bowie – Is there life on Mars- in which was the inspirational premise tune to the BBC’s year 1970’s in between 2000’s drama of a conscious time travelling British police detective Sam Tyler – Life On Mars..