This image from SpaceX video shows the company’s spacesuit in Elon Musk’s Tesla sports car which was launched into space during the first test flight of the Falcon Heavy rocket Tuesday. (SpaceX)

This image from SpaceX video shows the company’s spacesuit in Elon Musk’s Tesla sports car which was launched into space during the first test flight of the Falcon Heavy rocket Tuesday. (SpaceX)

SpaceXs big new rocket blasts off, puts sports car in space

Elon Musk’s Falcon Heavy became the most powerful rocket in use today.

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