Sent into space Tesla car moves to the asteroid belt

Moscow, February 7 – AIF-Moscow.

Head of SpaceX Elon Musk said on Twitter that the electric car Tesla Roadster is out of the gravitational field of the Earth and heading toward the asteroid belt towards Mars.

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Super-heavy rocket, the Falcon Heavy was sent to test flight the day before. After separation of the cargo boosters had to land, but were able to keep only the side of the stage – the Central block due to engine failure crashed into the sea.

As reported by Musk, and the third starting the engines was a success and now the upper stage of the rocket, which carries razgruzku, left the gravity field of the Earth and sent to the asteroid belt.

Third burn successful. Exceeded Mars orbit and kept going to the Asteroid Belt.

— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) February 7, 2018.

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