The private rocket company SpaceX says its next rocket will be the most powerful in the world.
The new rocket, called the Falcon Heavy, is designed to carry up to about twice as much weight as a NASA space shuttle can take to orbit. It’s expected to be at the launchpad at the end of next year for its first flight, with the launch likely coming in 2013.
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The last time we saw Alex Winter’s Bill S. Preston, Esq., and Keanu Reeves’ Ted “Theodore” Logan was in 1991′s Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey. Now it seems that Reeves isn’t just game to return to that time-traveling, rock-and-rolling world—a script is on the way.
Some sequels make you giddy with anticipation, others make you puke in your mouth a little. And then there’s the “huh … well, I’ll give that one a go” sequel. Another chapter in the slacker-savior saga that began with Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure falls in that third category. While no one has been, exactly, chomping at the bit for a Bill & Ted 3, it’s a world that Reeves seems willing to return to:
“When we last got together, part of it was that Bill and Ted were supposed to have written the song that saved the world, and it hasn’t happened. … So they’ve now become kind of possessed by trying to do that. Then there’s an element of time and they have to go back.”
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