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Elon Musk Just Sent A Tesla Into Space And It Is The Craziest Shit You Have Ever Seen

"Hope I don't have to parallel park up here."

Posted on February 6, 2018, at 5:27 p.m. ET

It is 2018 and the world is still a dumpster fire, but do not fear, because we might all be launching into space riding in red Teslas very soon, thanks to SpaceX founder Elon Musk.

View from SpaceX Launch Control. Apparently, there is a car in orbit around Earth.

On Tuesday, SpaceX made history (again) by successfully launching its jumbo Falcon Heavy rocket and landing at least two of its core boosters back on Earth. It was pretty fucking awesome.


If that wasn't enough, the Falcon Heavy delivered a $200,000 red Tesla Roadster, driven by a dummy astronaut nicknamed Starman, into orbit around Mars for eternity. David Bowie's "Life on Mars" was playing in the background, obviously.

There you go, Starman ❤️🌟 #FalconHeavy🚀

People were stunned and dubbed the event the coolest thing they have ever seen.

Just watched a rocket carrying a roadster playing David Bowie take off on a journey to Mars live on my phone. We’re…

The image of Starman cruising through space behind the wheel of his bright red Tesla was both mind-blowing and comical, and the elated internet made some quality memes.

Utterly amazing and hilarious all at the same time #falconheavy #spacex

"give apple maps another try they said."

"give apple maps another try they said. it has gotten a lot better they said"

"me omw to steal your man"

It really took the whole "come over, my parents aren't home" meme to new heights.

martian bae: come over me: i can't, i'm on earth martian bae: my parents aren't home me:

(Also available en Español.)

#FalconHeavy -Amor no vas a venir? -Es que vives hasta la luna -Tengo la casa sola.. -

Musk is now the official king of "hold my beer" memes.

Henry Ford: "I will put a car in every garage." @elonmusk: "Hold my beer." #FalconHeavy

Everyone:"Sky's the limit" Elon Musk: Hold my beer #FalconHeavy

Because honestly...

Elon Musk built a car, then a rocket and he sent his car into space with his rocket. #FalconHeavy

Tesla customers: is our pre-ordered car ready yet Elon Musk:

Musk rn: 💅🏻

You: “It’s 2018 where are our flying cars” @elonmusk:

It also inspired new lyrics.

Launch my car up in SpaceX This is my last resort

This point is more impressive than launching the thing into space, tbh.

California Man Finally Finds Way to Beat Traffic

Roads are so yesterday. Literally.

Roads? Where we’re going we don’t need roads... #FalconHeavy Thanks @elonmusk and @SpaceX!!

There were some good old-fashioned dad jokes.

I can see my house from here!! ;) #FalconHeavy #Tesla #AwesomeIsSoInadequate

The best part? The screen inside the Tesla reads "Don't Panic!" which is what we all really need to hear right now. Thanks, Elon.


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