Space command, the USAF added launched two days ago Tesla Roadster electric car in the catalogue of satellites. At the moment the car is on the earth’s orbit.
Created by Elon Musk, the car entered in the catalogue under number 43205. About this, the defense Ministry said on Twitter.
“We’ve added a Tesla Roadster to a directory of satellites”, – said the space command.
According to representatives of the Agency, while car is in earth orbit, it can be tracked, as well as other objects, using radar and telescopes. This unusual motion of the satellite can be seen in the special service tracker , Orbit Tracker.
The car has already been spotted by the astronomers, put up a video with its movement across the sky. The entry can be viewed here.