Starman, the name of a passenger in a Tesla Roadster that wanders through space, has completed an orbit around the Sun. While we have taken 365 days for this feat, the red car has been on this route since February last year, marking 557 days for the day. complete back.
Tesla got off the ground with Falcon Heavy on its inaugural SpaceX rocket mission, which has the same owner as the all-electric vehicle manufacturer that created this car: Elon Musk. After 557 days, the convertible has completed a full orbit around the sun and the time and distance account is made by the site. Where is Roadster, which follows Starman's adventure in real time.
In addition to roaming the darkness of space and having already passed Mars, the site claims that the Tesla is moving away from the sun at a speed of 1,850 km / h and that the distance traveled is large enough to travel on all the highways of the earth. almost 34 times. At the time of publication of this article, the vehicle is on the opposite side of the sun and cannot be seen from our planet.
Starman will be close to Earth next year on November 5th. After that date, proximity will only happen again in 2047, 17 years after the US forecast to have taken humans to visit Mars – scheduled to take place from 2030.
The name Starman is also from a David Bowie song and the site states that if he listened only to the song Space Oddity, who is also from the same singer and also talks about space exploration, the dummy would have listened to the music almost 152,000 times.
With info: Where is Roadster.