The company has not forgiven the familiar science fiction novel.
The red Tesla Roadster with the Starman, which SpaceX brought into orbit at the beginning of February, was already marred by Mars. In these days, he moves from the sun to the most distant point of his trajectory. Interesting company she warned via her Twitter account. The topic was Space.com.
Part of the tweet is a simple sketch of the orbits of the planets of the inner part of the Solar System along with the trajectory of the mentioned Tesla. It shows that Tesla is roughly at the farthest point from the Sun, about 257 million kilometers. It is about a third less, Before giving the original data from the head of the company.
Let's add that Tesla's "Starman" got into the universe within the first sharp rocket test Falcon Heavy. It was just an artificial load. But the company has equiped her with cameras and is so accessible on YouTube over a four-hour "drive" record. More information about the Tesla and Starman trajectories, along with other attractions, can be found here in a separate article.