There's a car on its way to Mars!

Luke Keioskie
Wed 07 Feb

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.