Most Powerful Operational Launch Vehicle

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It is Delta IV Heavy. It isn’t quite at the Saturn V level, but it is the most powerful rocket in use, today.  It can lift 24 tons to LEO or 11 tons to geosynchronous and beyond.  When NASA completes its SLS, the SLS will take the title, lifting more than 70 tons.

References : NASA SLS (Space Launch System) [1] and Delta IV Heavy [2]

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