The Man who is Changing The Global Village
Brilliant By Birth
A kid was born on 28 June 1971 in Pretoria, South Africa, nobody knew that the kid will play a significant role in changing the whole world. Today the whole world knows that kid, as the richest person in the world Elon Musk. His mother Maye Musk a model and dietitian from Canada, and his father Errol Musk, was a South African electromechanical engineer, pilot, and sailor. Elon Musk was 10 years old when his parents got divorced in 1981. He was very interested in Computing and finally got into the computer field. he developed an interest in computing with the Commodore VIC-20 and taught himself computer programming. he was 12 years old on March 1984 and Sold his first video game. He sold the code of a BASIC-based video game he created called Blastar, to a magazine called PC and Office Technology, for 500 dollars.
Elon Musk moved to Canada in 1989 for admission to Queens University Canada to avoid the mandatory services in the South African Army. In 1992 study business and Physics at the University of Pennsylvania. Elon Musk graduated in economics with and second bachelor’s degree in physics.
In 1995 Elon Musk and his brother Kimbal Musk started Zip2, a web software company. The company raised money from a small group of investors. In 1999 Elon Musk Sold the company Zip2 to Compaq. Compaq acquired the company for 307 million dollars in cash and 34 million dollars in stock options. In 1999 Musk sold his 7 percent share for 22 million dollars and start co-founded X.com, a financial services and payments company via email. He provides a high level of security by avoiding complications for users in the transfer of money.
Deals of Companies
In 2000 he merged X.com with in Silicon Vally based company and the merged company changed its name to PayPal. In May 2002 with his 100 million dollars Founded Space Exploration Technologies or SpaceX. SpaceX develops and manufactures space launch vehicles. Their goal is to make more affordable vehicles that would make it possible to one day reach and colonize Mars.
In October 2002 eBay acquired PayPal.
eBay acquired PayPal for 1.5 billion dollars in stock, of which Musk won 150 million USD in eBay shares.
In July 2003 Engineers Martin Eberhard and Marc Tarpenning founded Tesla Motors. In 2004 Elon Musk came into the project by leading an investment round in the Startup with a personal contribution of 70 million dollars. Musk participated in designing their first electric car, which was a Tesla Roadster sports car.
Elon Musk provided the initial concept and financial capital for SolarCity in 2006. Co-founded by his cousins Lyndon and Peter Rive, SolarCity develops and sells solar panels and solar roof tiles.
In 2012 SpaceX Dragon SpaceX‘s vehicle, Dragon docked with the International Space Station (ISS) and make history as the first commercial company to launch and berth a vehicle on the International Space Station.
In 2014 they announces the first version of the autopilot Tesla motor.
It was capable of lane control with autonomous steering, braking, and speed limit adjustment based on signal image recognition.
Elon Musk co-founded a nonprofit artificial research company OpenAI in 2015. The mission of the company was to ensure that artificial general intelligence benefits all of humanity.
Elon Musk in 2016 started co-founded Neuralink, a neurotechnology Startup company centered on creating devices that can be implanted in the human brain, with the eventual purpose of helping human beings.
Plan for Anchoring on the Mars
In 2016 SpaceX makes history After many failed attempts, SpaceX successfully landed its Falcon 9 rocket on a drone ship at sea. After launching it into space for the first time changing the economics of spaceflight forever. In 2022 Elon Musk bought the Social media Company Twitter for 44 billion dollars. Twitter is a public conversation plate form. Everyone can participate in that conversations freely and safely but Violence, harassment, and other similar types of behavior are discouraged. In 2023 one of the richest people in the Global Village may be the first one Elon Musk, whose net worth is more than 190 billion dollars.
In 2025 Mars SpaceX intends to land on the Martian surface, starting a project which could colonize Mars in 40-100 years. Musk has said he’d like to die there, if possible – though not on impact. Elon Musk revealed his plan to build a city of 1 million people on Mars by 2050. Musk said he hoped to build 1,000 Starships, the fully reusable spaceship that SpaceX is developing in South Texas for the last 10 years.