The test mission of SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy, the most powerful operational rocket on earth, was supposedly intended to put Elon Musk’s Tesla Roadster in an orbit around Mars. It was a little, let us say, heavy on the accelerator pedal: After a fly-by of Mars, the car will instead head beyond, to the asteroid belt.…

via SpaceX’s just-launched Tesla Roadster missed Mars — Quartz

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