Friday, February 09, 2018

Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster leaves Earth with 'easter eggs'

February 7, 2018 
— Starman is traveling through the solar system, riding in the driver's seat of a midnight cherry Tesla Roadster with the top down.

The improbable, if also surreal scene, captured in a video broadcast back to Earth, unfolded live on Tuesday evening (Feb. 6) as a finale to SpaceX's maiden launch of its Falcon Heavy rocket. The car served as a mass simulator, taking the place of a real payload given the risks that the test flight might have failed.




Please read the whole article on CollectSpace here.

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