The Road­ster's or­bit

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This type of or­bit is the most fu­el­ef­fi­cient way of tak­ing a pay­load be­tween Earth and Mars. As Earth and Mars or­bit the same cen­tre of mass, the Sun, it makes sense to send a pay­load from Earth into an ec­cen­tric or­bit also around the Sun while evad­ing the or­bit of Mars.

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