Elon Musk

By bp17
  • Birth

    Elon Musk was born on June 28, 1971, in Pretoria, South Africa, one of three capitals of South Africa
  • Queen's University

    Queen's University
    In 1990 he moved from South Africa to Kingston Ontario, Canada, to attend Queen's University. He studied economics and physics.
  • University of Pennsylvania

    University of Pennsylvania
    In 1992 Musk transferred to the University of Pennsylvania earning a Bachelor's in Economics and Physics
  • Standford

    In 1995 he transferred from Penn to Standford to pursue a PhD in energy physics, but after 2 days he dropped out to start his first company Zip2.com
  • Sale of Zip2

    Sale of Zip2
    Zip2 was sold to Compaq for $307 million of which Musk got $22 million. He used to money from this sale to launch X.com which would later merge to become PayPal
  • Musk Foundation

    Musk Foundation
    Giving primarily for renewable energy research and advocacy, human space exploration research and advocacy, pediatric research, science and engineering education, and development of safe artificial intelligence to benefit humanity
  • SpaceX

    Space Exploration Technologies Corp. is an American aerospace manufacturer, space transportation services and communications corporation
  • Sale of PayPal

    Sale of PayPal
    PayPal was Sold to Ebay for $1.5 billion
  • Tesla

    Tesla, Inc. is an American electric vehicle and clean energy company
  • Launch of the Tesla Roadster

    Launch of the Tesla Roadster
    In 2008 Tesla Motors released its first car, the completely electric Roadster
  • OpenAI

    OpenAI is an artificial intelligence research laboratory
  • Neuralink

    It is a neurotechnology company that develops neuroprostethics for brain-machine interfaces
  • The Boring Company

    The Boring Company
    The Boring Company is an American infrastructure and tunnel construction services company
  • Starlink

    Starlink is a satellite internet constellation operated by SpaceX providing satellite Internet access to most of the Earth
  • Launch of Crew-1

    Launch of Crew-1
    SpaceX completes its first commerical fly of nasa astronauts to the international space station