Elon Musk

Elon Musk (born 28 June 1971) is a South African American entrepreneur and inventor best known for founding SpaceX, and co-founding Tesla Motors and PayPal (initially known as X.com). While at those companies, he oversaw the construction of the first electric car of the modern era, the Tesla Roadster, a private rocket and spaceship successor to the Space Shuttle known as Falcon 9/Dragon, and the Internet payment system PayPal. He is currently the CEO and Chief Designer of SpaceX, CEO and Product Architect of Tesla Motors and Chairman of SolarCity.

Read more about Elon Musk:  Early Life, Career, Philanthropy, Awards and Recognition, Interests, Family, Quotes

Other articles related to "elon musk":

SpaceX - Rocket Engines
... In October 2012, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk publicly announced concept work on a rocket engine that would be "several times as powerful as the 1 Merlin series ... Elon Musk declined to provide details at that time, but did indicate details would be forthcoming "sometime next year"(2013) ... In November 2012, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk announced a new direction for propulsion side of the company developing methane/LOX rocket engines for launch vehicle main and upper stages ...