PAY­LOAD

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HEAVY HAULER The Fal­con Heavy can lug roughly 140,660 pounds of pay­load to low Earth or­bit (LEO),

roughly three times the pay­load of a Fal­con 9. Let’s com­pare that to one of our earth­bound heavy haulers, the Truck of the Year–win­ning Ford F-150†.

RE­USE AND SAVE The Fal­con Heavy’s di­rect com­peti­tor, the United Launch Al­liance’s Delta

IV Heavy, has a cost of $350 mil­lion per launch com­pared to a $90 mil­lion price tag for a fully re­us­able Fal­con Heavy.

THE FAL­CON HEAVY It’s ba­si­cally three first stages of a Fal­con 9 com­bined with a sec­ond stage mounted to the cen­ter core.

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