Tesla Roadster has close approach with Mars

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Source: SpaceX

The Tesla Roadster made its first close approach to Mars this week.

The Roadster is an electric sports car with a mannequin in the driver’s seat.

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Wednesday SpaceX tweeted that the vehicle came within five million miles of the red planet.

The vehicle has reportedly traveled more than one billion miles since launching over two years ago.

The Roadster has supposedly completed one full orbit around the sun. At last check, it was over 37 million miles from earth.