Elon Musk: the Self-made Billionaire Revolutionizing the Space and Auto Industries

Elon Musk: The Self-Made Billionaire Revolutionizing the Tech Industry
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Elon Musk is a self-made billionaire who is redefining the way humanity travels at ground level and through outer space.

The 46-year-old made his fortune as a co-founder of PayPal before moving on to usher in an era of automobiles fueled by sustainable energy at Tesla Motors. In 2008, Tesla introduced its first electric car for a staggering $98,000.

Today, his company is looking to change the game again by bringing the first mass-market electric car—the Tesla Model 3—to consumers at a more reasonable $35,000.

Musk’s other mind-boggling venture is a plan to colonize Mars.

Once thought of as a far-fetched idea reserved for Hollywood film plots, Musk’s Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) team has been working to create a commercial rocket powerful enough to take passengers to the Red Planet.

Talk about shooting for the stars.

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