To the sound of applause, the rocket launched from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida.
It's the first space flight for some of the astronauts, while others have years of experience.
Musk's Mars ambitions have started to look more like fantasy.
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If successful, the probe will be the first privately funded unmanned spacecraft to land on the moon.
The Falcon Heavy rocket will be used to deliver an Air Force Space Command AFSPC-52 satellite.
The saboteur was reportedly angered after failing to get a promotion at the firm.
The camera's memory card remained intact, recording its last, blazing moments.
Australian company Vostok Space Beer is the creator of the first beer designed specifically for consumption in space.
TESS will scour the skies for signs of undiscovered worlds.
SpaceX is launching a Falcon 9 rocket that will carry tons of scientific supplies to the International Space Station aboard a Dragon spacecraft.
The launch created an extremely rare, perfectly circular shock wave.
SpaceX made an emotional video that's like a walk down memory lane of the Falcon Heavy launch.
Elon Musk believes humans need to have already established colonies away from Earth.