SpaceX launches first customer payload with Falcon Heavy rocket

SpaceX has launched its second supersized rocket from Florida, a year after sending up a sports car on the initial test flight.

The new and improved Falcon Heavy, the most powerful rocket in use today, blasted off Thursday evening with a communication satellite called Arabsat – the rocket’s first paying customer.

Courtesy: SpaceX

RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc

Check out http://rt.com

Subscribe to RT! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=RussiaToday

Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews
Follow us on VK https://vk.com/rt_international
Follow us on Twitter http://twitter.com/RT_com
Follow us on Instagram http://instagram.com/rt
Follow us on Google+ http://plus.google.com/+RT
Follow us on Soundcloud https://soundcloud.com/rttv

#RT (Russia Today) is a global #news network broadcasting from Moscow and Washington studios. RT is the first news channel to break the 1 billion YouTube views benchmark.