Elon Musk: Being At Putin’s Mercy Not A Good Thing

By  //  February 17, 2014

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ABOVE VIDEO: SpaceX CEO and chief designer Elon Musk told CBSNEWS.com that the U.S. must regain its ability to launch humans into space in order to effectively further its space exploration prospects. Currently, the U.S. must buy rides to space from the Russians on the Soyuz, to which Musk says, “Being at the mercy of Putin is not a good thing.”

Elon Musk, SpaceX CEO and Chief Technology Officer

Elon Musk, SpaceX CEO and Chief Technology Officer. (SpaceX image)

CBSNEWS.com – SpaceX CEO and chief designer Elon Musk says that the U.S. must regain its ability to launch humans into space in order to effectively further its space exploration prospects.

Currently, the U.S. must buy rides to space from the Russians on the Soyuz, to which Musk says, “Being at the mercy of Putin is not a good thing.”


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