A few days ago @elonmusk’s Tesla roadster with “Starman” made its closest approach (so far) to Mars. The distance was 7.4 million km (4.6 million mi / 19 Earth-Moon distances), on 7th Oct at 2:24am ET (06:24 UT). Here’s the trajectory along with some numbers (data @spaceX/@NASA) Credit: @PhysicsJ