This still image taken from a SpaceX live-stream video shows Earth recede in the distance as Starman, a dummy astronaut, sits in a cherry red Tesla roadster after the Falcon Heavy rocket delivered it into space on Tuesday. Photo: Agence France-Presse

Tesla in orbit: bizarre twist as Falcon Heavy, world’s most powerful rocket, thunders into space

The mock payload of a red Tesla roadster, complete with fake astronaut driver, is on its way to orbiting the Sun after the successful test launch of SpaceX’s massive 23-storey rocket

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This still image taken from a SpaceX live-stream video shows Earth recede in the distance as Starman, a dummy astronaut, sits in a cherry red Tesla roadster after the Falcon Heavy rocket delivered it into space on Tuesday. Photo: Agence France-Presse
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