Elon Musk predicts the explosion of the Falcon Heavy when running

Илон Маск прогнозирует взрыв Falcon Heavy при запуске

Musk said about a possible explosion, the Falcon Heavy

According to the inventor, the probability of failure is quite high.

SpaceX founder Elon Musk said about the probable explosion of the rocket, the Falcon Heavy during the conference, International Space Station Research and Development, held in Washington. The businessman noted that the probability of such an outcome in the course of the run rather high, reports Phys.Org.

Musk also said that he would consider a success the fact, if the rocket is not that can reach orbit, but at least it will fly a considerable distance.

It is known that rocket, the Falcon Heavy was designed based on an extended version of the Falcon 9, to which the sides attached two more Falcon 9 rocket. It is possible to create a missile in the shortest possible time.

Rocket belongs to the category of “heavyweights” and intended for delivery of cargo up to 64 tonnes into low reference orbit, and 22.2 tons to geosynchronous transfer orbit.

The company believes that the missile will be useful in future flights to the Red planet.

Earlier Корреспондент.net reported that SpaceX successfully launched its third Falcon 9 rocket and put into orbit the telecommunications satellite Intelsat 35e.