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SpaceX blasts Tesla into space on world’s most powerful rocket

In this image from video provided by SpaceX, two booster rockets land at Cape Canaveral, Fla., during the first test flight of the Falcon Heavy rocket (Picture: SpaceX via AP)

Elon Musk just blasted a new SpaceX jumbo rocket – built to be the world’s most powerful launch vehicle in operation – into space in its debut test launch.

This is a major milestone for the Silicon Valley billionaire, who revealed earlier today that he would send a cherry red Tesla Roadster up with the rocket, just for fun.

The 23-story tall Falcon Heavy roared off its launch pad at 8.45pm GMT at the Kennedy Space Centre in Cape Canaveral, Florida, after… Read the full story

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