Before launching SpaceX, Elon Musk was working on a philanthropic project about sending a greenhouse to Mars, and potentially laying the groundwork for creating a passenger rocket in space. The plans never really took off but surely intrigued the entrepreneur. Watch an excerpt from our Ignition conference in December where Musk tells us why a Tesla and SpaceX partnership can potentially create yet another adventurous form of travel. Produced by Kamelia Angelova, Alana Kakoyiannis and Justin Gmoser. Follow us on YouTube >
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