Where did the old Tesla car reach in its space journey towards Mars, which started on February 6, 2018, i.e. about two and a half years?
Before discussing the new information about this strange space journey, we want to remind you of our team’s past test-drives of Tesla cars:
- Tesla Model S Test Drive
- Tesla Model X Test Drive
- Watch Tesla Model S & Model X Drift
- Watch Tesla Challenges The Most Powerful Modified Cars
Now let’s go back to Tesla’s trip to Mars, which is one of the crazy ideas of Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Motors, for electric cars and batteries, and SpaceX
One version of the electric sports car, the first-generation Tesla Roadster which was built during the years from 2008 to 2012, was launched into space and was mounted on the most powerful rocket in the world, The Falcon Heavy. This red electric car was equipped with a disk full of information about humans and about How to use this car, in case there were any residents in space! But the important question remains, how will this car be charged with electric energy in order to move if there are indeed creatures living on Mars?
Starman, last seen leaving Earth, made its first close approach with Mars today—within 0.05 astronomical units, or under 5 million miles, of the Red Planet pic.twitter.com/gV8barFTm7
— SpaceX (@SpaceX) October 7, 2020
The new information indicated that this Tesla Roadster approached the Red Planet but it was still traveling through its space journey and it needed 5 million miles to reach Mars, which means that it became almost 32 million miles away from our planet!
This information was officially announced through SpaceX’s Twitter account, confirming that Tesla car and its Starman, the passenger who wears a SpaceX’s spacesuit, are indeed approaching Mars. This information was published a few days ago, specifically on the 8th of October 2020.