Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future
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Elon Musk was born
Originally named Global Link Information Network
Elon created and sold his own video game "Blastar"
sold to Compaq Computer for $307 million
Acquired by eBay for 1.5 BILLION
Musk travelled to Moscow buy refurbished Dnepr Intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs)
Elon estimated that SpaceX could cut launch price by a factor of ten and still enjoy a 70-percent gross margin.
Launch 1 ended in failure less than a minute into the flight because of a fuel line leak and subsequent fire.
The second launch also failed because of a roll-control issue
The Launch 3 was failed due to Residual stage-1 thrust prevented the stage 1 separation
The fourth launch was Falcon 1's first successful launch.
The fourth launch carried a Malaysian satellite
Falcon Heavy was successfully launched
Musk became the controlling investor in Tesla,
The Tesla Roadster was the first automobile to use lithium-ion battery cells and t a range greater than 200 mi per charge.
Tesla acquired SolarCity Corp. for $2.6 billion
Model 3 was unveiled in March 2016
Falcon 9 successfully landed its boosters
The company has begun digging a 30-foot-wide (9 m), 50-foot-long (15 m), and 15-foot-deep (4.6 m) testing trench
Elon met his second wife, Talulah Riley
The Merlin 1A Engine was first flied thought it caught on fire
The Merlin 1C was fired with a full mission duty firing of 170 seconds in November 2007
SpaceX press release announced successful testing of the Merlin Vacuum engine.
The Merlin 1D engine was developed by SpaceX in 2011–2012, with first flight in 2013
Elon Musk divorced with his first wife, Justine
Zip2 (Elon's first business)
Elon bought a Mclaren F1 sports car and wrecked it
University of Pennsylvania
Battling with confinity
merging into Paypal
Falcon 1 is the first privately-developed liquid-fuel launch vehicle to go into orbit around the Earth.
It was named after the Millennium Falcon and the nine engines of the rocket's first stage.
Tesla was founded in July 2003, by engineers Martin Eberhard and Marc Tarpenning
Tesla model S a full-sized / Mid-size luxury all-electric five-door liftback car
The model x mid-size all-electric luxury CUV first delivers in September 2015
Elon Musk founded the boring company
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