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Musk founded SpaceX.
On May 25, 2012, the SpaceX Dragon vehicle made history as the first commercial company to launch a vehicle to the International Space Station.
Musk and President Obama at the Falcon 9 launch sight
SpaceX was awarded a contract from NASA to continue the development and test of the SpaceX Falcon 9 launch vehicle and Dragon spacecraft in order to transport cargo to the International Space Station.
SpaceX successfully landed the first stage of its Falcon rocket back at the launch pad.
in 2016 they landed on an Autonomous spaceport drone ship, an ocean-based recovery platform.
In a 2011 interview, he said he hopes to send humans to Mars within 10–20 years
Elon Musk was born
He became interested in computing
He taught himself computer programming at the age of 12, sold a video game he created called Blastar.
He was severely bullied in his childhood
Elon Musk was accepted into Queen's University in Kingston.
Elon Musk moved to California to begin a PhD at Stanford University,
Elon musk became a US citizen.
Musk and his brother, Kimbal, started Zip2, a web software company,
In March 1999, Musk co-founded X.com, an online financial service and e-mail payment company.
In July 2017, Musk purchased the domain x.com.
In 2001, Musk started working on "Mars Oasis", a project to land a miniature experimental greenhouse on Mars, containing food crops growing, in an attempt to regain public interest in space exploration
In October 2001, Musk traveled to Moscow with Jim Cantrell and Adeo Ressi to buy refurbished ICBMs that could send into into space.
In February 2002, the group returned to Russia to look for three ICBMs, bringing along Mike Griffin.
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