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SpaceX CEO Elon Musk unveils the Falcon Heavy rocket at the National... News PhotoElon Musk,Government,Horizontal,Launch Event,National Press Club,Politics,Rocket,Space Exploration,USA,Washington DCPhotographer Collection: AFP 2011 AFPSpaceX CEO Elon Musk unveils the Falcon Heavy rocket at the National Press Club in Washington,DC on April 5, 2011. Musk billed the Falcon Heavy the world's most powerful rocket, which will have its first demonstration flight at the end of 2012. The launcher is designed to lift into orbit satellites or spacecraft weighing more than 53 metric tons, or 117,000 pounds -- more than twice the capacity of the Space Shuttle or Delta IV Heavy launcher. AFP PHOTO/Nicholas KAMM (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)