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I've been looking at the live streams but it's difficult to tell. How is the Tesla mounted on the Falcon Heavy? Is parallel or perpendicular to the axis of the rocket?

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As pictured in answer https://space.stackexchange.com/a/24905, it is like 45 degrees to the rocket axis.

tesla roadster on second stage of falcon heavy

https://www.autoevolution.com/news/falcon-heavy-official-launch-animation-a-wish-come-true-for-dreamers-123282.html#agal_0

or before launch, cropped from https://www.instagram.com/p/BezcvpzAgYI/?taken-by=elonmusk

tesla roadster on payload adapter before launch on top of Falcon Heavy

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