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Elon Musk calls recently surfaced sexual misconduct allegations a ‘politically motivated hit piece’

  • According to a recent report, a private flight attendant was given a settlement of $250,000 by SpaceX to sign a nondisclosure agreement.
  • Documents signed by the attendant’s friend revealed that during a flight to London in 2016, founder Elon Musk exposed his erect penis to a female cabin crew member of SpaceX. He allegedly offered to buy her a horse in exchange for a massage and asked her to “do more.”
  • When asked to comment, Musk answered that there was “a lot more to this story.” He added, “If I were inclined to engage in sexual harrassment, this is unlikely to be the first time in my entire 30-year career that it comes to light.” 
  • Users pointed out that the timing of the sexual misconduct allegations warranted suspicion, considering that Musk had pledged to vote Republican moving forward the day before.

A former SpaceX flight attendant accused billionaire and founder Elon Musk of sexual misconduct in 2018. 

According to reports shared with Business Insider, the private flight attendant was given a settlement of $250,000 to sign a nondisclosure agreement.

Former SpaceX engineer says the sexual harassment she constantly faced at the company was ignored

SPACEX Engineer says Misogyny Rampant

A former engineer at SpaceX has come forward to reveal the sexual harassment she experienced over the course of her employment until she was forced to leave the company.

What she’s saying: Ashley Kosak, who worked as a mission integration engineer, said her time with SpaceX was rife with sexual harassment, as well as gender and racial bias. So far, her alleged harassers have not been held accountable.

Over 20,000 Women Apply to be Japanese Billionaire’s Girlfriend and Go to the Moon

Yusaku Maezawa

Thousands of women are now reportedly lining up to become the girlfriend of Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa.

The 44-year-old fashion mogul recently made headlines after announcing his search for a girlfriend who he can take with him to the moon. Maezawa, who sold his online fashion business Zozo Inc. to SoftBank Group Corp. last year, is set to become the first private passenger on Elon Musk’s SpaceX, reports Reuters.

Elon Musk Revealed His Plans For World Domination in a Blog Post 10 Years Ago

Elon Musk recently unveiled the future of Tesla with the new Model 3 that made the company $7.5 billion in a day. However, the CEO and co-founder of Tesla Motors saw this day coming nearly ten years ago when he shared his mastermind plan in a revealing blog post on Aug. 2, 2006.

The post titled “The Secret Tesla Motors Master Plan (just between you and me)” details the company’s mission to not only develop a high performance electric sports car, but to provide a wide range of models and affordably priced family cars. Musk writes:

SpaceX Released the Epic Footage of Their First Successful Rocket Landing

SpaceX recently released the dramatic footage of their first successful landing of the Falcon 9 rocket after sending it up to low-Earth orbit to deliver 11 satellites. The landing occurred on December 21, 2015.

Reusable rockets serve as a big leap for the development of space travel, and the excitement of SpaceX’s employees over the successful landing certainly outlines how epic of a feat that is.

Meet the 28-Year-Old Female Engineer Making Space Exploration Cool Again

Earlier this month, an internet firestorm was set off after Isis Wenger, a 22-year-old San Francisco-based engineer, was criticized online for being too pretty, and thus an unrealistic choice, to portray an engineer in an ad campaign for tech startup OneLogin. The only problem: Wenger is actually an engineer at the company.

In response to the criticisms, she began the #ilooklikenaengineer campaign on Twitter to encourage other female engineers to be seen and heard.