Elon Musk is the inaugural part of SpaceX; the private American aerospace company. Musk is the founder, CEO, and Lead designer of SpaceX. co-founder, CEO, and product architect of Tesla.Inc. and chairman of SolarCity. In December 2016, Elon Musk was ranked 21st on the Forbes list of The world’s most powerful people. Follow @elonmusk
As of February 2018, he has a net worth of $20.8 billion and is listed by Forbes as the 53rd richest person in the world.
Musk born June 28, 1971, is a South African-born Canadian American business magnate, investor, engineer and inventor.
Musk oversees the development and manufacturing of advanced rockets and spacecraft for missions to and beyond Earth orbit.
SpaceX designs, manufacture and launches advanced rockets and spacecraft. Founded in 2002, SpaceX’s mission is to enable humans to become a spacefaring civilization and a multi-planet species by building a self-sustaining city on Mars.
Some Quick Facts about SpaceX:
In 2008, SpaceX’s Falcon 1 became the first privately developed liquid-fuel launch vehicle to orbit the Earth.
Following that milestone, NASA awarded SpaceX with contracts to carry cargo and crew to the International Space Station (ISS). A global leader in commercial launch services, SpaceX is the first commercial provider to launch and recover a spacecraft from orbit, attach a commercial spacecraft to the ISS and successfully land an orbital-class rocket booster.
By pioneering the development of fully and rapidly reusable rockets and spacecraft, SpaceX is dramatically reducing the cost of access to space, the first step in making life on Mars a reality in our lifetime.
Elon is also the co-founder, CEO and product architect of Tesla, which makes electric cars, giant batteries, and solar products. He is the co-founder and chairman of OpenAI, a nonprofit research company working to build safe artificial intelligence and ensure that AI’s benefits are as widely and evenly distributed as possible.
Previously, Elon co-founded and sold PayPal, the world’s leading Internpayment system, and Zip2, one of the first internet maps and directions services, which helped bring major publishers, including the New York Times and Hearst, online.
Elon Reeve Musk, an exceptionally talented person is leading his team and trying to bring extraordinary revolutions in the Technology world.