Space Quote: Elon, It’s All in Your Hands

Image (Credit): Falcon Heavy rocket. (SpaceX)

“It would be nice to have a bit more free time on my hands, as opposed to just working day and night from when I wake up till when I go to sleep seven days a week. It’s pretty intense.”

-Statement by Elon Musk from last year, as quoted in yesterday’s Wall Street Journal story, “Twitter Suit Tests Musk as He Faces Tesla, SpaceX Hurdles.” The newspaper cites Tesla’s struggles with new car plants in Germany and Texas, which he calls “gigantic money furnaces,” as well as the billions in losses at SpaceX related to the Starship and Starlink programs. Musk can only blame himself for distracting himself and investors with the Twitter deal. He needs to decide what he wants to spend his time on. If it is not SpaceX, maybe he should sell the firm to others who believe in space. That way he has more money in his pocket for his other distracting hobbies.