Ben Griffiths, Bored British Teen at Secondary Education
Well, as you saw, the launch went fantastic, capturing some amazing (and comical) views like this:
I love Elon Musk's humour.
So, where is it?
Well. The boosters are back at home, two of the three in one piece, the other in a few million. Rip Of course I Still Love You (really?).
The upper stage fairing and engine will not be recovered, and will either burn up in the atmosphere or be left in orbit forever. It's up to SpaceX. Chances are, it will just orbit the Sun forever. Why?
We can't let Starman die! The Tesla Roadster will fly-by Mars in a few months, and following that, it will probably just be left in heliocentric orbit around the Sun.
Soon after launch, the rocket leaves Earth's orbit, does some maneuvers, and boom! Mars. Unfortunately there will be no landing. Let's hope Starman has enough food to last (despite his power only lasting 12 hours… Hm…