Elon Musk’s Tesla Roadster will eventually crash in space — and scientists think they know where and by when

SpaceX, founded by Elon Musk, recently launched the world’s largest operational rocket on February 6. Falcon Heavy’s launch sent Musk’s personal 2008 red Tesla Roadster on a voyage toward Mars orbit with a “Starman” dummy in the driver’s seat. Planetary scientists are concerned about bacterial contamination on Musk’s car in case it crashes into Mars — a planet that may host alien microbes. However, new calculations show the Tesla will most likely hit Earth,

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