A rocket, created by Elon Musk's SpaceX company, has made a giant leap. On its first commercial mission, the Falcon Heavy is taking cargo into orbit.

More than 23 storeys in height, the Space X Falcon Heavy packs twice as much power as any other rocket on the Earth.

Its future missions will push military satellites and ferry passengers into space for a cheaper price than ever before - roughly $90m a launch.

Al Jazeera's Andrew Chappelle reports.

Advertisement
Code: CAZSPORT. You need to use promocode. The discount is available only for Sports & Outdoor category.

More videos

CGTN 27 May 2019 15:45 CEST

Thai exporters to get hit