Elon Musk shares final photo of Tesla Roadster, Starman headed to asteroid belt

Elon Musk, the CEO of SpaceX and Tesla, posted a final photo of the Tesla Roadster he launched into space on SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket on Instagram on Wednesday as it heads for Mars orbit and then the asteroid belt. 

Musk wrote " Last pic of Starman in Roadster enroute to Mars Orbit and then the Asteroid Belt."

 

Last pic of Starman in Roadster enroute to Mars orbit and then the Asteroid Belt

A post shared by Elon Musk (@elonmusk) on

 

Cameras were mounted on the car as they fed the stunning video of "Starman" making its way around Earth. 

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Kelly Bazzle is the Digital Executive Producer at Scripps station, WFTS in Tampa. Follow Kelly on Twitter

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