Elon Musk’s Tesla Roadster Flies By Mars

Elon Musk’s Tesla Roadster Flies By Mars

Many of us remember when SpaceX launched their first Falcon Heavy rocket back in early 2018. It’s mission is to orbit the sun once every 557 days. The spacecraft carries a somewhat unusual payload… Elon Musk’s personal Tesla Roadster. The SpaceX founder said he loved the idea of a car hurdling through space for decades to come. Well, the Roadster just flew past Mars making it the first automobile to ever do so. SpaceX even setup a website to track the Tesla’s whereabouts. At the time of this article, the vehicle is over 37 Million miles from the Earth. Wild.

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