Electric Roadster Elon Musk is preparing to fly around Mars
A few weeks ago Elon Musk said that in the first test launch of the carrier rocket Falcon Heavy as the payload will be used by its own "cherry" electric Tesla Roadster. Some might think then that the mask is so serious. But Elon would not be Ilona, I had decided to deceive the expectations of their fans.
A few days ago the head of SpaceX published photos collected and preparing for the launch of Falcon Heavy rocket, and now Musk shared on his page on Instagram photo red Tesla Roadster, standing on a special pedestal and waiting for "conservation" in the spacecraft.
"Red car for Red Planet", - wrote in "Instagrame" Musk.
"As part of the test launches of new missiles are usually as an imitation of the payload using concrete or steel blocks. We thought it was very boring. Be boring - awful. Especially for companies. So we decided to do something unusual, something that will make us proud. Payload in this case will be the original Tesla Roadster, on whose multi media will play a song Space Oddity, when he will move on very elliptical orbit around Mars. "
Creating a Falcon Heavy rocket and preparation for the first launch of SpaceX company is engaged in several years. At its core, the main stage of the launcher superheavy class consists of three rocket boosters Falcon 9. This combination makes the Falcon Heavy's most powerful rocket in the world. The Falcon Heavy term will be used not only to display the payload into orbit, but also for the further development of the solar system.