Elon Musk's Falcon Heavy rocket launches successfully

Elon Musk has just launched his new rocket, the Falcon Heavy, from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
The mammoth vehicle - the most powerful since the shuttle system - lifted clear of its pad without incident to soar high over the Atlantic Ocean.
It was billed as a risky test flight in advance of the lift-off.
The SpaceX CEO said the challenges of developing the new rocket meant the chances of a successful first outing might be only 50-50.
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6 February 2018 in World News, Views: 66
Source: BBC
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