There's a car on its way to Mars!

Wednesday 7 February 2018
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A red sports car has embarked on an endless road trip – to Mars.

SpaceX’s new rocket Falcon Heavy is aiming for a solar orbit reaching Mars.  Along for the ride in a piece of marketing brilliance is one of Elon Musk’s electric-powered Tesla sports car.

The Tesla Roadster, complete with a space-suited mannequin in the driver’s seat, is reportedly being sent into a virtually indefinite solar orbit

We’re not sure what any extraterrestrial life that’s out there will make of ‘Starman’ and his space trip…

Watch the live stream of Starman’s trip here.

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