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A Triumphant First Launch for Elon Musk's Giant Rocket

A Triumphant First Launch for Elon Musk's Giant Rocket

verified_publisherThe Atlantic - Marina Koren

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.—Seven years ago, the Falcon Heavy was a model rocket, sitting on a table in a conference room in Washington, D.C., in front of some reporters and a couple empty seats. On Tuesday, the rocket dreamed up by SpaceX CEO Elon Musk stood 230 feet tall, on the famed launchpad at …

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