‘Test flights of new rockets usually contain mass simulators in the form of concrete or steel blocks. that seemed extremely boring,’ joked Elon Musk to the Twittersphere. ‘of course, anything boring is terrible, especially companies, so we decided to send something unusual, something that made us feel. The payload will be an originalTeslaa roadster, playing space oddity, on a billion year elliptic mars orbit.’ What is so unusual about this and how does it make us, as a species of earth, feel?
Currently, yes, a Tesla Roadster is mounted on a ramp inside the nose cone of the falcon heavy rocket; SpaceX’s newest and most powerful is set to launch in the next month or so. Elon claims the roadster is his own personal vehicle.
If the launch is successful, the astronaut roadster is supposed to orbit for some billion years or
space oddity will be on a loop, but it should be noted that sound waves don’t travel in the vacuum of space