Is Elon Musk’s Tesla Car Still in Space?

Written by Reananda Hidayat Permono Completed Master of Science - MS, Petroleum Geology from Curtin University, Perth, Australia.

Musk is expected to share his expansion plans to reach his goal of producing 20 million Tesla cars by 2023 at Tesla’s Investor Day tomorrow.

During the company’s 2022 annual meeting, Musk explained Tesla would need a dozen gigafactories with at least one-and-a-half million units of production to reach that goal.

Fans can watch the event via live stream from the Tesla’s Texas Gigafactory.

Analysts expect updates on the Cybertruck, robo-taxis, and Full Self-Driving capabilities.

Is there a SpaceX Tesla? SpaceX launched Musk’s Tesla Roadster into space on Feb. 6, 2018. The car is still out there now.

How much will the Tesla Roadster SpaceX cost? The price for the 2022 Tesla Roadster starts at $200,000.

Meanwhile, Musk’s limited-edition model has a price of $250,000.

Is Elon Musk's car still in space? The sports car, occupied by a mannequin nicknamed “Starman,” is still in space.

The Roadster is in the orbital path around the sun.

Where is SpaceX car now? The cherry red car is in a heliocentric orbit that crosses the orbit of Mars.

Will the Tesla Roadster come back to Earth? The car won’t pass near another planet until 2035, when the Roadster will brush by Mars again.

NASA data shows it will pass within a few million miles from Earth in 2047 and 2050.