Elon Musk & The Launch of SpaceX - Liftoff Author Eric Berger Interview (03.04.21)


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➤ Rob Maurer sits down with Eric Berger, author of the new book ‘Liftoff’, to discuss the early days of SpaceX, the company’s evolution, Elon Musk’s management style, balancing SpaceX with Tesla, Gwynne Shotwell, and more.

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Timestamps: 00:00 - Background 03:02 - Slim chance of success 04:39 - Musk balancing Tesla & SpaceX 06:43 - Musk's gravitation towards Texas 08:20 - Starship SN10 11:23 - Tesla & SpaceX IP sharing 13:02 - SpaceX during Tesla's production hell 15:29 - Gwynne Shotwell 18:01 - Surprises while at SpaceX 20:35 - Favorite part of the book 23:25 - What didn't make the cut 25:10 - Musk writing a book? 27:42 - Insight on Elon Musk

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