Elon Musk thinks cars, trains and spaceships can be much improved — and he’s hard at work on all three.
Co-Founder, CEO and Product Architect of Tesla Motors and Founder, CEO/CTO of Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX)
Well-known for shooting for the moon in his huge ambitions, South African-born entrepreneur Elon Musk is the founder of both the electric-car maker Tesla Motors and SpaceX, a private space-exploration pioneer. At SpaceX, Musk is the chief designer, overseeing development of rockets and spacecraft for missions to Earth orbit and ultimately to other planets. And at Tesla, he has overseen product development and design from the beginning, including the all-electric Tesla Roadster, Model S and Model X. A co-founder of PayPal, which sold to eBay, Musk is also the non-executive chairman and principal shareholder of SolarCity, the leading provider of solar power systems in the U.S.
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SpaceX, the California-based space exploration company founded by Elon Musk, successfully launched its Falcon 9 rocket carrying the company’s first commercial communications satellite on Tuesday. It was the company’s third attempt, after several technical glitches delayed the launch originally scheduled to occur last week.