What are the implications of the Falcon Heavy launch?

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SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy has finally been launched, in what is in my opinion the most spectacular rocket launch since perhaps the space shuttles, or even the Apollo moon rockets.

The implications for this launch, and what has now been made possible, are fantastic.

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How will the future see events happening today?

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Sometimes I like to think of how history books in the future will look back on the era we live in today.

Looking back through history it is clear the era we live in now is a period of intense change.

Historical societies can remain relatively unchanged over certain periods for centuries. Romans in the 1st century would recognise and feel comfortable with Romans in the 5th century.

Yet how comfortable would we be if we were transported back to the 1600s?

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