|Elon Musk plans a trek to Mars.|
|President Obama with Musk in 2010|
Musk spoke of his sadness at the end of the Apollo space programme and his ambition to reignite the passion for space exploration with a “small” mission to Mars. “I didn’t think it would be possible to create a space company - it seemed like the provenance of governments”, he said.
The entrepreneur also talked to the audience about his vision for electric cars and solar power, both of which in he holds significant investments.