Elon Musk's cherry red Tesla Roadster was sent on a "just for fun" journey beyond the orbit of Mars.

(CBS) — SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy, the world’s most powerful rocket, thundered to life and shot away from Florida Tuesday, kicking off a spectacular maiden flight to send founder Elon Musk’s cherry red Tesla Roadster on a “just for fun” journey beyond the orbit of Mars.

Twitter went bonkers.

Here are some of the “driver’s views” from space:

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