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Visionary's latest feat is to blast his car into space aboard his rocket

Besides being the head of SpaceX and Tesla, Mr Musk is the chairman of solar panel installer SolarCity, and has also promoted research into an ultra-fast Hyperloop rail transport system.

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FROM cars to rockets, Elon Musk dreams big. On Tuesday, the South African-born entrepreneur combined both of those passions, blasting one of his Tesla electric cars into space aboard his own rocket.

It was the latest feat for the 46-year-old Silicon Valley billionaire...

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