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Elon Musk, CEO of Dogecoin, puts people in orbit

May 31, 2020

Elon Musk, a tech mogul with indirect connections to the cryptocurrency industry, sent two people into orbit on May 30, the first private launch of a manned spacecraft in history.

“The launch is the first time that a private company has put astronauts in orbit instead of a national government,” Fox News said in a May 27 report. “It will also be the first time that astronauts have launched from American soil since the last space shuttle mission in 2011.”

Ground control to musk

Known for his leadership in the futuristic car company Tesla, the CEO Elon Musk, as the founder of SpaceX, caused disruptions in the rocket industry in the early 2000s. Musk accelerated the response time for interstellar starts.

Elon Musk, CEO of Dogecoin, puts people in orbitElon Musk, CEO of Dogecoin, puts people in orbit

In today’s news, Musk’s SpaceX launched two NASA astronauts into orbit with the Crew Dragon spacecraft powered by the Falcon 9 launch vehicle.

The journey is the first for SpaceX in the company’s 18-year history, in which human participants participateBloomberg in detail.

Originally planned for the start on May 27th, the trip was postponed to May 30th due to weather uncertainties.

Elon Musk on cryptocurrencies

SpaceX founder and Tesla CEO Musk was not directly involved in crypto, although he commented on various aspects and allegedly owns 0.25 Bitcoin (BTC).

The tech genius has spoken positively about Dogecoin (DOGE) on several occasions, saying the asset could be your first choice for crypto assets. In a prank survey on Twitter, the crypto community even voted Musk the best CEO candidate for the asset.