NHS Los Angeles and YPO/WPO Members Hosted to Private SpaceX Tour and Meeting with SpaceX visionary founder Elon Musk
Hawthorne, CA – May 16, 2013 – NHS LA members and guests enjoyed a private tour of SpaceX, the world’s fastest growing independent provider of space launch services. The tour included a private meeting with SpaceX founder and visionary, Elon Musk, co-founder and CEO of Tesla Motors and Pay Pal.
This unique event was organized by the Young Presidents’ Organization/World Presidents’ Organization (YPO/WPO) in collaboration with the National Hellenic Society.
The tour highlighted SpaceX’s design and assembly of their Falcon 9 rockets and Dragon spacecraft. SpaceX has over $4 billion worth of contracts, 50 space launches scheduled on their manifest and serves as a leading provider of support services to the International Space Station following the retirement of NASA’s “Challenger” Program.
Elon Musk described his riveting vision of how he intends to revolutionize space travel which will include trips to Mars in the near future. Musk’s ultimate goal is to enable people to live on other planets.
The YPO/WPO (Young Presidents’ Organization/World Presidents’ Organization) connects successful young chief executives in a global network unlike any other. The organizations unite approximately 20,000 business leaders in more than 120 countries around a shared mission: Better Leaders through Education and Idea Exchange™. For more information: www.ypo.org and www.wpo.org.