Falcon Heavy mission – level 1
Falcon Heavy is the most powerful rocket in the world. It is part of Elon Musk’s SpaceX project.
On Tuesday, Falcon Heavy starts its third mission. The rocket takes off from Florida, US. It carries satellites for the US defense system. The flight is the first military mission of Falcon Heavy.
The first mission happens in 2018. It is for Saudi Arabia. Falcon Heavy carries satellites for a TV and phone company.
The second mission is for the US. The rocket carries new satellites. The US government tests these satellites.
Tuesday’s mission is the 50th one this year. SpaceX is working on Starship now. It will be bigger than Falcon Heavy. People will use this rocket more than once.
Difficult words: defense system (weapons and technology to keep a country safe from an attack), military (soldiers and army), mission (a certain job).
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