On February 6, 2018, SpaceX successfully launched the first long awaited demonstration flight of the new Falcon Heavy spacecraft. The rocket is now the world’s most powerful operational vehicle. It can lift more than twice the payload of the next closest spacecraft Delta IV Heavy at one-third of the cost.
Vistara, a joint venture between Indian conglomerate Tata Sons and Singapore Airlines (SIA), is said to be in talks with Airbus and Boeing to buy up to 60 new aircraft in a deal that would be worth as much as $8.5 billion. The order is the first of several expected aircraft deals Indian carriers are set to place in the coming months.