Interview with Elon Musk - SpaceX and Tesla Motors
January 21, 2007 7:08 AM   Subscribe

Interview with 36-yo entrepreneur Elon Musk of SpaceX and Tesla Motors (22min, video or audio, Jan 3 2007).
posted by stbalbach (9 comments total) 2 users marked this as a favorite
Excellent. Thanks.
posted by dobbs at 7:42 AM on January 21, 2007

Elon Musk for president!
posted by autodidact at 8:45 AM on January 21, 2007

"The long term ultimate objective—the holy grail is—we would like to help make life multi-planetary."

posted by carsonb at 9:38 AM on January 21, 2007

The Tesla is faster than any Porsche in production, and twice as efficient as a Prius. Yum. And I'm not a car guy.
posted by craniac at 9:57 AM on January 21, 2007

Dang, that's a nice-sounding car! Now, these kind of things really show what private enterprise can do when it has the right motives behind it - help mankind and still (with any luck) turn a profit. Elon Musk for president, for sure!
posted by Drexen at 10:31 AM on January 21, 2007

Yeah, well, this is quicker. (check out the 100-150 acceleration!)

(needed an excuse to post -- found from the "it's flicky" post.)
posted by LordSludge at 11:15 AM on January 21, 2007

I suppose shooting yourself out of a cannon might be quicker too.
posted by mecran01 at 3:34 PM on January 21, 2007

Perhaps the Technology Savior has finally arrived.
posted by Wash Jones at 6:29 PM on January 21, 2007

Wow. This guy is good.
posted by Freen at 9:33 PM on January 21, 2007

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