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Falcon Heavy, in a Roar of Thunder, Carries SpaceX’s Ambition Into Orbit 

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. — Sign up for the Science Times newsletter and sync your calendar with the solar system. From the same pad where NASA launched rockets that carried astronauts to the moon, a big, new American rocket arced into space on Tuesday. But this time, NASA was not involved. The rocket, the Falcon Heavy, was built by SpaceX, the company founded and run by the billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk.

Source: The New York Times