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Tesla & SpaceX: The Future of Travel

Hear from Rey Mastrapa, Starship Lead Engineer, on how SpaceX is bringing humans to other planets, from bases on the Moon to cities on Mars. Rey’s mission is to build the planet’s most powerful rocket as a means to make humans multiplanetary. Joining him is Mark Wai, who has led growth, product and data science at Tesla, Drop and Facebook.

🗓 Date: May 23, 2020 (Saturday)

🕓 Time: 1pm-2:30pm EST / 10am-12:30pm PST

📍 Where: Online Video Conference

🔹 Cost: Free

 

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This event is invite only – please fill out the application to attend. If you are selected, we will send you an invite with all the details.

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Rey Mastrapa, Starship Lead Engineer at SpaceX

Rey’s mission is to build the planet’s most powerful rocket as a means to make humans multi-planetary. As lead engineer at Starship, he oversees a team that is focused on the end-to-end development of Starship, which includes engineering, supplier sourcing, and construction. Learn more about Starship here: https://www.spacex.com/starship

Mark Wai, Former Tesla Product Lead And Co-Founder Of Orbiter

Mark has led Growth, Product, and Data-science at Tesla. Prior to Tesla, he was at Facebook and Drop. Mark is currently the Co-Founder of Orbiter, a YC backed AI startup building the future of automated analytics.

No, you just need to be curious and interested in space exploration and colonization. It’s ok if you don’t know much about the technical side. However, if you have background knowledge, that’s great. Learn more about Starship here: https://www.spacex.com/starship

We will prioritize students that demonstrate a strong level of curiosity and interest in emerging technology and science. We’re looking for people who are curious about how space technologies can make an impact on humanity. The more effort you put into your application, the higher chance you’ll be invited.

Yes. In fact, by inviting others you will increase your chances of being invited to the event. In the application there is a section where people can include who referred them. If you refer others, please make sure they include your name in their application.

The Knowledge Society (TKS) is a 10-month accelerator program for students ages 11-17 who want to make an impact on the world. We have programs across multiple cities. There is an application and interview process before being accepted into TKS. To learn more, click here.