Here's how to track the Tesla Roadster in space

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VIDEO: ‘Starman’ Rockets Through Space in Tesla Roadster

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The Tesla Roadster launched into orbit Wednesday can be tracked in space, thanks to NASA designating it a manmade celestial object.

Space enthusiasts can search for "SpaceX Roadster" in the Horizons system created by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory to track its movement.

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The Virtual Telescope Project is also tracking the Tesla Roadster's space journey.

Scientists mapping the car's long-term path told Popular Mechanics that the car will do an "Earth flyby" in 2026, 2031 and 2039.

The Falcon Heavy rocket launched Wednesday as part of Elon Musk’s ambitious SpaceX project.

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