Created by doublezeta 1 month ago for
Elon Musk
Elon Musk
The whole purpose of SpaceX is to help make life multi-planetary.
Created by doublezeta 1 month ago for
Elon Musk
Elon Musk
Besides a fully rapidly reusable rocket you need to also have orbital refilling.
Elon Musk
Elon Musk
That's fundamental.
Created by doublezeta 1 month ago for
Elon Musk
Elon Musk
The thing that concerns me the most right now is:
Elon Musk
Elon Musk
Unless we improve our rate of innovation dramatically, then there's no chance of a base on the moon.
Created by doublezeta 1 month ago for
Elon Musk
Elon Musk
Failure must be an option. If it's not, it's going to result in extremely conservative choices.
Elon Musk
Elon Musk
Then you may get something worse than lack of innovation, things may go backwards.
Created by doublezeta 1 month ago for
Elon Musk
Elon Musk
The massive thing that can be done is to make sure your incentive structure is such:
Elon Musk
Elon Musk
That innovation is rewarded, and lack of innovation is punished.
Elon Musk
Elon Musk
There's gotta be a carrot and a stick.
Created by doublezeta 1 month ago for
Elon Musk
Elon Musk
It's absolutely fundamental to achieve full reusability in access to space.
Elon Musk
Elon Musk
This is the Holy Grail of space.
Created by doublezeta 1 month ago for
Elon Musk
Elon Musk
It'll be increasingly important for the US to use what I think is its greatest attribute, invention.
Elon Musk
Elon Musk
To create space technology that is the best in the world.
Elon Musk
Elon Musk
In fact, if the US does not use breakthrough innovation, it will fall behind.
Created by doublezeta 1 month ago for
Elon Musk
Elon Musk
I think we need to push for radical breakthroughs or you're not going to get radical outcomes.
Created by doublezeta 1 month ago for
Elon Musk
Elon Musk
I think we can go a long way towards making Starfleet real, and making these utopian futures real.
Elon Musk
Elon Musk
But it will definitely require radical innovation.
Created by doublezeta 1 month ago for
Jim Bridenstine
Jim Bridenstine
If we can get Tom Cruise to inspire an elementary kid to join the Navy and be a pilot,
Jim Bridenstine
Jim Bridenstine
then why can't we get Tom Cruise to inspire the next Elon Musk?
Jim Bridenstine
Jim Bridenstine
That's what we need, we need a new generation of many Elon Musks!
Created by doublezeta 1 month ago for
Jim Bridenstine
Jim Bridenstine
The challenge with the Apollo program is that it ended.
Jim Bridenstine
Jim Bridenstine
What we're doing now is sustainable, and that's why we have the public-private partnerships.
Created by doublezeta 1 month ago for
Elon Musk
Elon Musk
Fundamentally, we want to inspire kids to say that one day they will wear that uniform!
Elon Musk
Elon Musk
They want to wear that space suit, and get them fired up!
Elon Musk
Elon Musk
Like "Yeah, I want to be an astronaut, I want to work on aerospace engineering."
Elon Musk
Elon Musk
What today is about is reigniting the dream of space!
Created by doublezeta 1 month ago for
Elon Musk
Elon Musk
We spent a lot of time designing the spacesuits, it took us 3, almost 4 years,
Elon Musk
Elon Musk
to design suits that both look good, and work well.
Created by doublezeta 1 month ago for
Jim Bridenstine
Jim Bridenstine
Eventually, we're gonna print human organs in 3D using adult stem cells, your own DNA.
Jim Bridenstine
Jim Bridenstine
It's gonna transform how we do medicine here on Earth.
Jim Bridenstine
Jim Bridenstine
We're creating advanced materials that you can only create in the microgravity of space!
Created by doublezeta 1 month ago for
Elon Musk
Elon Musk
If somebody told me in 2002 that I'd be standing here with NASA, meeting the astronauts,
Elon Musk
Elon Musk
and that we've got a rocket and spacecraft on pad 39A, best pad in the world,
Elon Musk
Elon Musk
I would have thought "Man, I don't know what you're smoking"