Watching Space X's Falcon Heavy launch, the future suddenly materialized in front of me.
For years, space nerds have heard about this huge new rocket with three boosters that could land back on Earth after flying payload after payload to space. But did I think it would really happen, and that somehow, someway I'd get to see it live? Nope.
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And yet, there I was at 3:45 p.m. ET on Tuesday, standing by the water outside the press site at Kennedy Space Center watching as the Falcon Heavy lifted off into the blue sky above Cape Canaveral, Florida. Read more... More about Space , Elon Musk , Rockets , Spacex , and Falcon Heavy