The launch of Elon Musk’s Tesla Roadster, a feat SpaceX will attempt on Feb. 6 aboard a Falcon Heavy rocket, may be a flight of fancy, but there is no mistaking the profound impact a successful test flight of the first privately developed heavy-lift booster will have on the industry.  Musk’s space company already has buoyed the U.S. commercial launch market with its Falcon 9 rockets, which debuted in June 2010 and have since flown 48 times, including 27 missions for ...

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