Elon Musk is a entrepreneur known as a Explorer, Engineer and an Inventor. Also known for founding tesla Motors and SpaceX, launching a landmark commercial spacecraft in 2012.
Elon Musk was born on June 28th, 1971, in South Africa. He lived with his father and his two siblings. As a child, Elon was quiet, naturally he was bullied at school. At the Age of 10, Musk’s parents divorced. But aside from that he taught himself how to code. By the age of 12, he made his own game and sold it to a company called PC and Technology for $500.
At 17, Musk moved to Canada to avoid serving in the South African military.
After settling in Canada, Musk enrolled in Queen’s university. After 2 years at Queen’s University, Musk transferred to the University of pennsylvania. Musk graduated with a bachelor of science in physics and a bachelor of arts in economics but was still intrigued by physics, so when Musk was 24 he applied for PHD in physics at Stanford. With the internet Exploding, Musk left the PHD program in pursuit of an entrepreneur life.
In 1995, he and his brother Kimbal Started up Zip2, a web software company that would help newspapers develop online city guides. In 1999, Musk founded x.com, an online financial services/payments company, Later known as PayPal. In 2002, Musk sold Paypal to eBay for $1.5 billion in stock, but still owned 11% of the Stocks. Musk also founded SpaceX in that year, with the intention of building spacecraft for commercial space travel. By 2008, SpaceX was well established and stable. In 2003 Musk founded Tesla motors, an energy storage company that specializes in electric vehicles. In 2016 he bought Solarcity Corp.
In 2012, Musk achieved his greatest Achievement. Falcon Heavy was a success, on february, 2018 the launch of the Falcon Heavy was a success, after many failed attempts. A Quote”When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor.” Elon Musk is a truly remarkable man, who never gave up on his Dreams and kept pushing beyond. The Falcon Heavy is the most powerful operational rocket in the world by a factor of two and is still revolutionizing the space industry and our world.
Elon Musk will go down in history as one of the greatest entrepreneurs by revolutionizing space travel. Musk’s Contributions has made life more efficient and
Eco-friendly on Earth. As a leader Musk constantly thought about how he could be doing things better and questioning himself. Musk is optimistic, trustworthy, persistent, thinking outside the box and always looks at different perspectives.
He is a truly inspirational person because where other men might gave up, he always picks himself up and keeps working beyond.