SpaceX conducted a successful fire test of the carrier rocket Falcon Heavy

© AP Photo / NASA/ Bill IngallsРакета-wear Falcon. Archival photoSpaceX conducted a successful fire test of the carrier rocket Falcon Heavy© AP Photo / NASA/ Bill Ingalls

The company SpaceX conducted in the environment of successful fire test the newest rocket, the Falcon Heavy, the company said.

«The first static fire test of the Falcon Heavy is complete, another step closer to a test flight,» SpaceX said in a message on Twitter.

The company released a 22 second video, which is visible standing upright on the launch pad rocket, after starting the engines from them are clouds of white steam. Earlier it was reported that during the test for the first time will have both the 27 first stage engines of the rocket for 15 seconds.

It is expected that the first demonstration launch of Falcon Heavy, which SpaceX is building for future manned flights and missions to the moon and Mars, could take place later in January. Traditionally, the company conducts a fire test a few days before the start, but the date of a possible first flight has yet to be announced.

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