- 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.
SpaceX founder Elon Musk recently shared his vision to make trips to Mars “available to anyone” and mentioned the problems travelers could face after landing on the Red Planet.
Speaking in an interview with TED Conferences’ Chris Anderson, Musk, 50, suggested that the price for a ticket to Mars could hypothetically be around $100,000.
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.
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.
Japanese Billionaire Yusaku Maezawa will give away 100 million yen ($924,000) to 100 random people with no strings attached in a tweet Sunday.
All a user has to do is follow Maezawa on Twitter and retweet the post. As of today, the tweet has more than 4.1 retweets, making it the most retweeted tweet in history.
Chinese scientists and engineers are said to be close to finishing a futuristic spaceplane capable of flying into the orbit and returning to Earth at hypersonic speeds.
China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation released a statement on Tuesday that the reusable spacecraft should be ready to launch in 2020, Xinhua reports.
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 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.
Elon Musk’s SpaceX unveiled the interior for their new spacecraft, the Crew Dragon, on Thursday.
The interior of the highly anticipated aircraft was created to give SpaceX astronauts the comfort and functionality needed to make the journey across space.
Elon Musk, billionaire entrepreneur and possible savior of humanity through technology, runs multiple companies. He co-founded PayPal, SpaceX, Tesla Motors and Solar City, and yet he claims he doesn’t even know what a business is.
That’s what he told Tim Urban of Wait But Why when asked about his knowledge of business. Musk scolded him, saying:
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.
On Monday, singer Lana Del Rey premiered her latest single “High By The Beach” on Beats 1 with Zane Lowe and spoke on a number of topics, including one interesting little detail: she is a fan of Elon Musk and SpaceX and even spoke to him about it.
Lowe asked Del Rey about her interest outside of music: