Most people are aware that SpaceX launched a Tesla Roadster into space, but did you know that between 2008-2015 the European Space Agency put several ATVs into orbit?

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This one is 100% true. ATV is an abbreviation for “All-Terrain Vehicle”, but it is also an abbreviation for “Automated Transfer Vehicle”, which is a cargo spacecraft used for resupplying the ISS (International Space Station).

By first mentioning a car in space and by showing a picture of all-terrain vehicles, this statement makes it sound like they but all-terrain vehicles in space, when in this case “ATV” actually refers to the spacecraft.

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