Musk's top Tesla lieutenant now working at SpaceX after controversy

Published November 17, 2022 9:46pm EST Elon Musk's top lieutenant at Tesla, who led operations at the electric vehicle manufacturer's plants in Tex...

November 18, 2022
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Published November 17, 2022 9:46pm EST Elon Musk's top lieutenant at Tesla, who led operations at the electric vehicle manufacturer's plants in Texas, is now working for SpaceX. People familiar with the matter told Bloomberg that Omead Afshar is working on SpaceX's Starship deep-space rocket.  SpaceX headquarters in Hawthorne, California, US, on Tuesday, April 19, 2022. Brimming with SpaceX engineers, Hawthorne, California, has become an unlikely focal point for a new era of manufacturing.  (Photographer: Alisha Jucevic/Bloomberg via Getty Images / Getty Images) Afshar has for several years been Musk's liaison and was known for leading the construction of Tesla's Gigafactory in Austin, Texas.

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