Hacker News new | past | comments | ask | show | jobs | submit login

This will be a historic flight. It will be interesting regardless the outcome XD

27 engines!

"When Falcon Heavy lifts off in 2018, it will be the most powerful operational rocket in the world by a factor of two"




the most powerful operational rocket, but not the most powerful ever. I believe the Saturn V was more powerful.


Yes, they say in the same PDF:

> Only the Saturn V moon rocket, last flown in 1973, delivered more payload to orbit.


Yep, in the "current" world though is what the quote was alluding to.




Guidelines | FAQ | Support | API | Security | Lists | Bookmarklet | Legal | Apply to YC | Contact

Search: