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SpaceX Launched The World's Most Powerful Rocket. What Does That Mean For NASA?06:31
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The SpaceX Falcon Heavy launches from Pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, on Feb. 6, 2018, on its demonstration mission.
The world's most powerful rocket blasted off Tuesday on its highly anticipated maiden test flight, carrying CEO Elon Musk's cherry red Tesla roadster to an orbit near Mars. (Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)MoreCloseclosemore
The SpaceX Falcon Heavy launches from Pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, on Feb. 6, 2018, on its demonstration mission. The world's most powerful rocket blasted off Tuesday on its highly anticipated maiden test flight, carrying CEO Elon Musk's cherry red Tesla roadster to an orbit near Mars. (Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)

The successful launch this week of a SpaceX heavy rocket has important implications for the future of space flight, and for NASA.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with Lori Garver (@Lori_Garver), former NASA deputy administrator.

This segment aired on February 8, 2018.

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