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SPACEX BLASTS TESLA ROADSTER INTO SPACE

SpaceX and Elon Musk did the unthinkable and strapped a Tesla Roadster sports car, with a dummy driver, to the Falcon Heavy rocket and blasted it out to space on a billion-year orbit of the sun. To the tune of David Bowies Oddity, of course.

So not only did SpaceX test the world’s most powerful rocket to date, it also has the claim to fame of sending the first car to space.

This is probably one of the coolest and most extravagant PR stunts ever… but does it just scream more money than sense…?

 Nevertheless, the launch has proved that the Falcon Heavy can carry objects to deep space destinations, putting us another step further to one day sending humans to Mars.  

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