A huge crowd will gather to witness the launch of SpaceX’s Falcon heavy second launch which is likely to happen on Sunday, as per expectations.
According, to officials of the Kennedy Space Center, heavy traffic can also cause parking issues around the visitor’s complex.
Falcon’s second launch is the beginning of the heavy-lift era in space and it is into consideration for the same.
This Sunday’s Falcon launch will take with it Arabsat-6A which is a communication satellite.
Launch Pad 39A is the launch area of this rocket.
This satellite will help Saudi Arabia to expand its communication radius over some areas of Africa and the countries of the Middle East.
This is also the same Launchpad from where Saturn V along with all crew members of Apollo 11 was launched.
According, to Elon Musk who is also the CEO of the company SpaceX,
Falcon heavy is a very powerful rocket in comparison to the Delta IV Heavy of United alliance.
This is the first of the generation of launch vehicles that could carry heavy payloads into space.
FALCON HEAVY INAUGURAL LAUNCH
On 6th February 2018 Falcon Heavy marked its first launch from Cape Canaveral, with the help of triple-booster rocket powered by 27 engines.
Falcon heavy first launch carried with it Elon Musk’s “Tesla Roadster” with a Starman. The car is a dummy payload.
The launch is all set on Sunday 7th of April 2019. As well as the security services of Kennedy Space Center are looking upon the issue of heavy traffic.