Elon Musk's Roadster and its dummy passenger have completed a full orbit around the sun

Mail Online | 2/6/2018 | Cheyenne Macdonald For Dailymail.com
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It’s been over a year since Elon Musk launched a red sports car into space to show off the capabilities of SpaceX’s powerful new rocket, the Falcon Heavy.

Though you may have forgotten about it in the months since, the Roadster and its inanimate passenger are still making their way toward Mars.

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According to a website that’s been tracking its journey since day one, Musk’s Roadster and the dummy ‘Starman’ are now more than 185 million miles from Earth and have completed a full orbit around the sun.

Tesla fansite Electrek published a piece reminding the world about Starman this weekend.

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The website WhereIsRoadster shows Starman has completed roughly 1.004 orbits around the sun since it blasted off from Launch Complex 39A at Florida’s Kennedy Space Center in February 2018.

It’s currently traveling about 25,623 miles per hour (41,236 km/h) – but, it’s still got a long way to go.

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