SpaceX Is Streaming Live Feed From The Tesla Roadster In Space

Steve Phelps
February 8, 2018

His latest accomplishment will have you nodding affirmatively to the above statement.

The image shows the company's spacesuit in Elon Musk's red Tesla sports vehicle which was launched into space during the first test flight of the Falcon Heavy rocket.

Musk hopes that today's test will prove a defining moment for SpaceX, the space transport company that is attempting to ideal affordable, reusable spacecraft. The engine can be restarted multiple times to place payloads into a variety of orbits including low Earth, geosynchronous transfer orbit (GTO) and geosynchronous orbit (GSO). They have previously flown on Falcon 9 launches. The mission is to have the Falcon Heavy rocket orbit around the sun for hundreds of millions of years. This was the same launchpad that served as a base for the United States missions to Moon four decades ago. Elon Musk, the CEO of both SpaceX and Tesla, decided that was too boring.

A well-dressed mannequin, appropriately named Starman, captained the ship for this test launch, due to the historically high failure rate of a rocket's maiden voyage (here's the footage of what he's up to now). SpaceX which were live streaming with three cameras mounted on the auto.

The Roadster's stereo will be playing David Bowie's Space Oddity on repeat, for a journey that plans to take it to an elliptical Mars orbit for what Musk hopes will be something like a billion years. Ultimately, one of the goals of SpaceX is to colonize the planet of Mars.

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It was Heavy's inaugural flight and it burned with success. "Exceeded Mars orbit and kept going to the Asteroid Belt".

Falcon Heavy can lift more than twice the payload of the next closest operational vehicle, the Delta IV Heavy, at one-third the cost.

A Falcon 9 SpaceX heavy rocket stands ready for launch on pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Centre in Cape Canaveral, Fla.

Elon Musk made history yesterday by launching the most powerful operation rocket in the world into space, which was carrying his beloved Tesla Roadster.

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