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How Elon Musk's Plan to Colonize Mars Helps Planet Earth - Observer

It's hard not to get the impression that Elon Musk has written off planet Earth. The entire purpose behind SpaceX is to develop a feasible, sustainable mode of interplanetary transportation that can take humans to extraterrestrial worlds in order to ...

SpaceX to build Mars rockets in Los Angeles - Financial Express

The Big Falcon Rocket, or BFR, which will be used to explore Mars — a goal that SpaceX CEO Elon Musk hopes to accomplish by 2022 — will be built in the Port of Los Angeles, media reports said. According to a report in CNET on Saturday, the LA Board ...

Elon Musk: Production Hell or Party Balloons? Pick One. - American Thinker

Is Elon Musk – the recipient of over five billion government dollars – really the focused workhorse he proclaims to be, or is he nothing more than a taxpayer-subsidized, scatterbrained mess hopelessly trying to make his science fiction dreams into ...

Tesla's Secret Weapon - CleanTechnica

I have to admit when I first heard that Elon Musk was going launch one the earliest Tesla Roadsters into outer space I immediately thought, “what a waste!” In my mind, I imagined a young Indiana Jones saying, “it should be in a museum!” Next, I thought ...

Aktionäre werfen Tesla-Chef Elon Musk bewusste Irreführung vor - finanzen.ch

Nachdem ursprünglich bereits Ende 2017 satte 5'000 Stück des - für Tesla-Verhältnisse - günstigen Elektroautos vom Band rollen sollten, hat Tesla-Chef Elon Musk dieses Ziel inzwischen auf das Ende des zweiten Quartals 2018 verschoben. Auch bei den ...

SpaceX to build BFR factory in Southern California - Spaceflight Now

SpaceX's huge new rocket will tower nearly 350 feet (106 meters) tall and span 30 feet (9 meters) in diameter, according to information presented by company founder Elon Musk last year. The reusable vehicle will come in two pieces. A booster stage ...

Musk's LA transport tunnel proposal gets environmental review exemption - CTV News

LOS ANGELES — A committee of the Los Angeles City Council has approved an environmental review exemption for a tunnel that Elon Musk wants to dig to test a novel underground transportation system. The Los Angeles Times reports that members of the ...

Tesla Investor Pushing for More Board Changes - TheStreet.com

Elon Musk's recent concession that "humans are underrated" via Twitter (TWTR - Get Report) reflects a change in philosophy that may well determine whether Tesla Inc. (TSLA - Get Report) can achieve its projections for the Model 3 -- a closely watched ...

One of Tesla's biggest problems is turning into a big win for the company - Business Insider

Despite all the bad news from the past 10 months, the Tesla Model 3 is poised to be a huge success. The car is a classic example of missing the forest for the trees. Yes, the Model 3's rollout has been an epic fail, and Tesla CEO Elon Musk looks sort ...

Tesla: The brilliant company that may meet a spectacular end - The New Daily

Elon Musk plans to do it the hard way. He claimed last week that in the second half of the year, Tesla will make so much money from selling cars that it won't need to take on debt or issue shares. He is betting the future of the company on high ...

This S3XY Chart Shows Tesla's Exponential Growth In The Making - CleanTechnica

Originally published on opportunity:energy. Tesla's production figures for the first quarter 2018 were released recently and provided great support to the company's mission to accelerate the adoption of electric cars. Elon Musk's company is under ...

Tesla risks a blowout as problems mount, but fans keep the hype machine in overdrive - CBC.ca

The problems with the Model 3 have been so acute that Tesla CEO Elon Musk has reportedly been sleeping at the factory in Fremont, Calif., since personally taking over responsibility for production of the $35,000 US vehicle. The issues with the Model 3 ...

Elon Musk Scores Out of This World Deal In Condo Sale - The Blast

Elon Musk is showing that he can earn a ton of money on Earth, rather than outer space, after unloading one of his luxurious properties. According to property records obtained by The Blast, the SpaceX boss and his sister, Tosca, recently sold off their ...

Why More Taxpayer Funding to Elon Musk's Big F-ing Rocket Would Be a Big F-ing Mistake - Townhall

For years now, the Pentagon has been in the market for new heavy-lift launch vehicles – rockets that can lift between 44,000 to 110,000 pounds. Currently, the only market options available are either too costly or too reliant on Russian-made parts. To ...

Top VC deals: Elon Musk backs The Boring Company, Tiger gets into cannabis - Yahoo Finance UK

A weekly recap of some of the most interesting venture capital deals, funds and start-ups. More. Here's a roundup of the most important deals in venture capital from the past week. Elon Musk's Boring Company raised $113 million in new venture funding ...

Deleting your Facebook account won't keep it from tracking you - TNW

The #DeleteFacebook movement has been riding high ever since the Facebook/Cambridge Analytica scandal got rolling, with high-profile figures like Elon Musk publicly declaring their intention to purge their good names from Facebook's ledgers (only not ...

AI Geniuses Are Being Paid Over $1 Million At Elon Musk's OpenAI - Forbes

There's been a lot of speculation in the last couple of years about how much money technology firms are paying the world's top artificial intelligence (AI) experts but concrete numbers have been hard to come by. That changed this week when Cade Metz, a ...

SpaceX will build Mars rockets on an island full of history - CNET

Elon Musk's SpaceX has received a key thumbs-up to build the so-called BFR -- for Big Falcon Rocket or Big F****ing Rocket -- on an island steeped in history, both dark and inspirational. The LA Board of Harbor Commissioners gave its unanimous approval ...

Electrek Podcast: Musk on the state of Tesla, Porsche makes some moves, Electrify America, and more - Electrek

Electrek Podcast: Musk on the state of Tesla, Porsche makes some moves, Electrify America, and more · Fred Lambert. - Apr. 20th 2018 3:31 pm ET. @FredericLambert · Feature · Add Your Comment · Facebook · Twitter · Google · Pinterest · LinkedIn · Reddit ...

Should Tesla Nominate a New CEO Not Named Elon Musk? - TheStreet.com

Earlier this year, Tesla Inc. (TSLA) shareholders approved a new 10-year compensation plan for CEO Elon Musk that would pay him handsomely. Several billion dollars worth of handsome. However, in order for the maximum compensation to be paid out, Tesla ...

Elon Reeve Musk is a South African-born Canadian-American business magnate, investor, engineer, and inventor.

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Elon Musk in 2015
Born Elon Reeve Musk
(1971-06-28) June 28, 1971 (age 45)
Pretoria, Transvaal, South Africa
Residence Bel Air, Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Nationality South African (1971), Canadian (1989), American (2002)
Alma mater Queen's University
University of Pennsylvania
Occupation Entrepreneur, engineer, inventor, investor
Known for SpaceX, PayPal, Tesla Motors, Hyperloop, SolarCity, OpenAI
Salary Tesla Motors
$78.2 million (2012)
$69,989 (2013)
$1 (2014)
Net worth US$11.5 billion (October 2016)
Title CEO and CTO of SpaceX
CEO and product architect of Tesla Motors
Chairman of SolarCity
Co-chairman of OpenAI
Spouse(s)
Children 6 sons
Nevada (b. 2002, d. 2002)
Griffin (b. 2004)
Xavier (b. 2004)
Damian (b. 2006)
Saxon (b. 2006)
Kai (b. 2006)
Parent(s) Maye Musk
Errol Musk
Relatives Tosca Musk
Kimbal Musk
Signature
Elon Musk

Elon Reeve Musk (/ˈlɒn ˈmʌsk/; born June 28, 1971) is a South African-born Canadian-American business magnate, investor, engineer, and inventor.

He is the founder, CEO, and CTO of SpaceX; co-founder, CEO, and product architect of Tesla Motors; co-founder and chairman of SolarCity; co-chairman of OpenAI; co-founder of Zip2; and founder of X.com which merged with PayPal of Confinity. As of June 2016, he has an estimated net worth of US$11.5 billion, making him the 83rd wealthiest person in the world. In December 2016, Musk was ranked 21st on Forbes list of The World's Most Powerful People.

Musk has stated that the goals of SolarCity, Tesla Motors, and SpaceX revolve around his vision to change the world and humanity. His goals include reducing global warming through sustainable energy production and consumption, and reducing the "risk of human extinction" by "making life multiplanetary" by setting up a human colony on Mars.

In addition to his primary business pursuits, he has also envisioned a high-speed transportation system known as the Hyperloop, and has proposed a VTOL supersonic jet aircraft with electric fan propulsion, known as the Musk electric jet.

Elon Musk Finally Addresses Tesla's Problems

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Elon Musk's INSANE Schedule - How to be the NEXT Elon Musk - #MentorMeElon

If you want to know how Elon Musk's schedule looks like, and how to be productive like him, then this video is for you. Enjoy! :) SECRET BONUS VIDEO What are the success...

Elon Musk Answers Questions at SXSW 2018.

Elon Musk sits with film director and friend Jonathan Nolan to answer questions from the audience at SXSW 2018. Most of the questions are about Mars, but A.I. and production of Tesla Model...

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Elon Musk 'Tesla's Masterplan'

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The future we're building -- and boring | Elon Musk

Elon Musk discusses his new project digging tunnels under LA, the latest from Tesla and SpaceX and his motivation for building a future on Mars in conversation with TED's Head Curator, Chris...