Elon Musk Quotes


10 Elon Musk quotes:



"In the absence of having NASA as a customer, the amount of money that we'd spend on manned spacecraft is relatively small."
Author: Musk Quotes Category: Absence Quotes
"The history of rocket development is one which is replete with failure and where there are very few successes. We hope to be one of those successes, but something that I want to make sure everyone's aware of is that no matter what happens on launch day I feel that we have really been quite successful already."
Author: Musk Quotes Category: Failure Quotes
"I'm very pro-environment, but let's figure out how to do it better and not jump through a dozen hoops to achieve what is obvious in the first place. There should be a categorical exclusion [for Falcon] just like airplanes that use non-toxic propellants. That would be a huge improvement,"
Author: Musk Quotes Category: Environment Quotes
"After analyzing data from the static fire countdown, we decided to postpone the launch. The vehicle is being lowered for further investigation."
Author: Musk Quotes Category: Fire Quotes
"Falcon was executing perfectly on all fronts until fire impaired the first-stage pneumatic system."
Author: Musk Quotes Category: Fire Quotes
"Today it costs over a billion dollars for a space shuttle flight. The cost is fundamentally what's holding us back from becoming a space traveling civilization and ultimately a multi-planet species."
Author: Musk Quotes Category: Civilization Quotes Billion Dollars Quotes
"[He'd better be, because the new space race already is under way and competition is shaping up as fierce. Rutan's chief rival may ultimately be Elon Musk. A former Internet mogul who in 2002 sold his online payment company, PayPal, to eBay for $1.5 billion in stock, Musk now runs SpaceX in El Segundo, Calif., which is developing an orbital space vehicle. Musk notes that making it into orbit requires going eight times faster and producing 65 times more rocket energy than a suborbital vehicle like SpaceShipOne. Musk has already put more than $50 million into SpaceX and says he is prepared to invest $50 million more. He expects it to take at least five years to get passengers into orbit. In the meantime, SpaceX is generating revenue by booking orders to launch satellites; its first such launch is scheduled for January.] Our earned revenue will be $35 million after a little more than two years of operation, ... By comparison, the X-Prize was a one-off of $10 million, and it took Burt something like five years to do it."
Author: Musk Quotes Category: Competition Quotes
"that are happy to sign up as soon as they see a launch that works."
Author: Musk Quotes Category: Happiness Quotes
"Today it costs over a billion dollars for a space shuttle flight. The cost… is fundamentally what's holding us back from becoming a space traveling civilization and ultimately a multi-planet species."
Author: Musk Quotes Category: Space Quotes
"It is despairing to consider that the cost and reliability of access to space have barely changed since the Apollo era over three decades ago. Yet in virtually every other field of technology, we have made great strides in reducing cost and increasing capability,"
Author: Musk Quotes Category: Space Quotes



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