Falcon Heavy

The most powerful operational rocket in the world by a factor of two

Falcon Heavy

HEIGHT 70 m / 229.6 ft
DIAMETER 12.2 m / 39.9 ft
MASS 1,420,788 kg / 3,125,735 lb
PAYLOAD TO LEO 63,800 kg / 140,660 lb
PAYLOAD TO GTO 26,700 kg / 58,860 lb
PAYLOAD TO MARS 16,800 kg / 37,040 lb


With more than 5 million pounds of thrust at liftoff, Falcon Heavy is the most capable rocket flying. By comparison, the liftoff thrust of the Falcon Heavy equals approximately eighteen 747 aircraft at full power. Falcon Heavy can lift the equivalent of a fully loaded 737 jetliner—complete with passengers, luggage and fuel—to orbit.