Tesla Roadster launched into space by SpaceX passes Mars!!!

The greatest road trip of all time just went past Mars.

Elon Musk’s cherry-red Tesla Roadster — which the CEO blasted into orbit back in 2018 aboard SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket — is currently doing a flyby near the red planet, according to SpaceX.

“Starman, last seen leaving Earth, made its first close approach with Mars today…”

SpaceX will launch an advanced GPS satellite for the US Space Force tonight. Here’s how to watch.

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket  will launch an upgraded global positioning satellite (GPS) into orbit for the U.S. Space Force today (Sept. 30) and you can watch it live online. 

The flight — the 17th launch this year for SpaceX and its workhorse Falcon 9 rocket — is scheduled to blast off from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida at 9:55 p.m. (2155 GMT). The rocket is carrying the GPS III SV04 satellite for the Space Force.

You can watch the launch live here courtesy of SpaceX, beginning about 15 minutes before liftoff. You’ll also be able to watch the launch directly from SpaceX here