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Elon Musk says Teslas car is currently orbiting Mars, astrophysicist refutes claim

Elon Musk says Teslas car is currently orbiting Mars, astrophysicist refutes claim

Elon Musk said on Twitter that Teslas Roadster car, launched into space aboard SpaceXs rocket in 2018, is currently orbiting Mars. Astrophysicist Jonathan McDowell responded saying, No. Its orbiting the Sun...and occasionally passes the orbit of Mars. Not the same thing. He also shared the cars orbital map. In October 2020, the car came within 5 million miles of Mars..

technology 2021-12-07 Inshorts