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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (BP) -- Two evangelical physicists are hopeful the most powerful rocket ever launched into space by a private company will lead humans to greater knowledge of God.
"Sending rockets into space is simply part of being what God created humans to be," said Bill Nettles, chairman of the physics department at Union University, "creative problem solvers, investigators of beauty and mystery."
SpaceX, a private company founded by entrepreneur Elon Musk, launched the Falcon Heavy rocket Tuesday (Feb. 6) from Cape Canaveral, Fla. The Falcon Heavy's ability to lift 144,000 pounds into low-Earth orbit is a record for rockets launched by private companies, according to The New York Times. Read More