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: Wired.com: At the end of the day you’re still zero for three; you have so far failed to put a rocket into orbit.… Continue reading Elon Musk’s determination

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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.

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bwZyyAxkqQc&w=560&h=315]
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