Month: May 2012

  • Elon Musk’s determination

    Dustin Curtis just posted this: By 2008, SpaceX had launched three rockets. They all failed to make it into orbit. Shortly after the third failure, Elon Musk was interviewed by Wired Magazine’s Carl Hoffman: At the end of the day you’re still zero for three; you have so far failed to put a rocket into orbit. […]

  • Elon Musk

    60 Minutes: When you had that third failure in a row, did you think, I need to pack this in? Elon Musk: Never. 60: Why not? E: I don’t ever give up. I’d have to be dead or, completely incapacitated. 60: Do you believe that your rocket will be the next American rocket to send an astronaut to space? E: I believe that is the most likely outcome, yes. 60: When critics say you can’t do this, your response to them is… E: We’ve done this.

    —Elon Musk

    Definitely one of the most inspirational entrepreneurs I’ve found.