Business Game Changers Radio with Sarah Westall: Our Ultimate Goal is to Enable People to Live on Other Planets - President of SpaceX, Gwynne Shotwell

  02/08/2016  12:00 pm PDT

The stars have always been fascinating to humans. We imagine a time when we can travel the solar system and beyond looking for life and worlds like our own. This level of progress would not only captivate our imaginations, it would undoubtedly bring advances in everything from alternative forms of energy to advanced communications. Perhaps the most significant contribution would be new habitats for human populations. It would allow mankind to venture beyond Earth, making use of the vast resources and land that exists in the solar system and beyond. It could also be insurance protecting the human race’s extinction from an asteroid collision or man made disasters. 

This episode of Business Game Changers, we invite Gwynne Shotwell, President and COO of SpaceX, the commercial space exploration company founded by Elon Musk. She shares with us her company’s mission to travel the solar system with their first goal being Mars. We also discuss how they plan on accomplishing this exciting goal. We explore their working relationship with NASA and the Military as well as their role in the future. 

It’s a rare and fascinating interview with, according to Forbes, “one of the most powerful woman in the world”. 

SpaceX is the leader in space exploration being the first to return a rocket back to earth as well as many other firsts. You can learn more about SpaceX on their website at 


Sarah Westall

BUSINESS GAME CHANGERS 12PM PT / 3PM ET Business Game Changers with Host Sarah Westall covers the big issues, disruptions, and cutting edge innovation. Each episode bri...

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Gwynne Shotwell

Gwynne Shotwell is the President and COO of SpaceX, the commercial space exploration company founded by Elon Musk. She manages the day-to-day operations of the company inclu...

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