WATCH: SpaceX's most powerful rocket takes off for first commercial flight

2019-04-12 11:31

The Falcon Heavy is the most powerful rocket in use today, with 27 engines firing at lift-off.

It thundered into the sky with a communication satellite called Arabsat, the rocket's first paying customer.

The space company's success comes a year after sending up a sports car on the initial test flight.

SpaceX plans to launch its next Falcon Heavy later this year on a mission for the US Air Force.

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