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Watch Elon Musk's Starman Streak Across the Sky in Surprising Video

Just when we thought we’d seen the last of the Tesla Starman, he proves us wrong — again.

On Thursday, Reddit user AstronomyLive posted a video they had captured earlier the same day using iTelescope remote internet telescope. AstronomyLive seems to have spotted Elon Musk’s Tesla hurtling through the sky.

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“Using a 0.7 meter telescope in Australia on iTelescope.net I was able to spot Elon’s Tesla roadster still attached to the second stage of Falcon Heavy,” Astronomy Live writes on YouTube. “According to the resulting orbit, I calculated its distance to be about 1.8 times the distance to the moon when the pictures were taken.”

Here’s the video:

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And here’s an up-close look at the Tesla:

What's up, Starman?

Starman has been notoriously difficult to track ever since he was sent out into space. Originally, the Tesla was supposed to be delivered into a kind of heliocentric orbit called a Trans-Mars injection, meaning it would orbit the sun but repeatedly come close to Earth and Mars. Instead, the car was overshot and veered off into deep space, supposedly headed for the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter. On Thursday, however, SpaceX and NASA changed the trajectory again, as astronomers found the Tesla would come up millions of miles short of reaching the asteroid belt.

On Thursday, Elon Musk shared what we all assumed was last image of Starman on his one-way trip to the void. The now-viral image shows Starman and Tesla cruising further off into deep space:

Who knows when any of us will get another chance to catch the Starman on his journey. Wherever he is now, we hope he’s happy — at least he won’t have to deal with any traffic in the vacuum of space.

Now watch this: SpaceX “Starman” Mission: Video Shows Expectations vs. Reality

SpaceX Has a Bold Timeline for Getting to Mars and Starting a Colony

Elon Musk wants to send humans to Mars, and it could happen as soon as 2024. The SpaceX CEO has outlined a plan to get people to the red planet, with bold visions of refueling rockets to “planet hop” and explore the furthest reaches of the solar system.

Many plans for a Mars settlement expect a community in matters of decades. The United Arab Emirates aims for a city of 600,000 by 2117. Astrobiologist Lewis Dartnell told Inverse last month that “while the first human mission to land on Mars will likely take place in the next two decades, it will probably be more like 50-100 years before substantial numbers of people have moved to Mars to live in self-sustaining towns.”

Robots on Farms Could Fight Climate Change and Grow More Food

Farms are about to get a whole lot more automated.

A robo-revolution is coming to the farm of the future, and it could cut greenhouse gases and support a growing global population.

Researchers at the University of Florida published a paper in the journal Science Robotics Wednesday calling on agriculture to get ready for the future, with drones, autonomous vehicles, sensors and more paving the way for sustainability. Senthold Asseng, who wrote the paper along with Frank Asche, tells Inverse that these technologies could solve a number of problems like tractors pressing down soil and reducing the space for air and water. Iowa State University found that this compaction can reduce yields by 20 percent alone.

Innovation and Disruption Get Less Likely With a Bigger Team, Study Finds

Big teams leads to less disruptiveness overall. 

One silver lining of having an apartment so small you can feel your stomach brush the wall with a particularly strong exhale is that you don’t have to feel bad not helping whomever is cooking dinner or doing the dishes. Fitting two people into the foot-and-a-half wide corridor that houses our fridge, oven, microwave, and sink is simply a non-starter. It’s frustrating at times, but it has helped instill a natural division of labor — whoever cooks does not touch the dishes — that I don’t think would have occurred otherwise, and it muted the well-intentioned, but not always constructive, instinct to help a busy cook who’s in the zone and doesn’t want to be bothered with finding you a vegetable to peel or something.

SpaceX's Starship Engine Shattered a Long-Standing Russian Rocket Record

The rocket engine that will one day blast SpaceX’s Starship vessel to Mars has reached unprecedented power levels. CEO Elon Musk said on Sunday that the Raptor engine has shattered a previously-held record that’s been untouched for almost 20 years.

SpaceX began full-scale tests of its Raptor a week ago and it’s already showing promise. Its eventual goal? Sending Starship 33,926,867 miles it needs to travel to reach Mars. Musk tweeted that it has already reached an all-time high level of chamber pressure, which affects how much thrust it’s able to generate compared to its size and how efficient it is with fuel.

Samsung Galaxy S10: UNPACKED Date, Livestream, and Expected Product Drops

The time has almost come.

Samsung could host its biggest smartphone extravaganza in recent history this week. The Korean tech giant’s February 20 Unpacked event is the Galaxy S series’ tenth anniversary, and all of the lead-up coverage has signaled that 2019 will could be a turning point for the company’s mobile products.

As many as five phones are expected to take the stage. At least three of those models will be part of the new Galaxy S10 series. But some rumors have also indicated that the much-hyped Galaxy F foldable phone could also be launched, as well as a 5G-enabled device that’s yet-to-be-named. To top it all off, Samsung may also roll out an alternative to Apple’s AirPods with its own pair of wireless earbuds.