SpaceX and NASA are preparing for their historical launch on Sunday.
Welcome to Launch Day 🚀#LaunchAmerica coverage on https://t.co/mzKW5uDsTi starts at 3:15pm ET. Liftoff is at 7:27pm ET.— NASA (@NASA) November 15, 2020
The latest weather forecast stands at 50% favorable for NASA's @SpaceX Crew-1 mission to the @Space_Station. pic.twitter.com/pOht9Cri2A
FOX Business takes a look at Musk and the other big fish firing up the sector.
When Elon Musk isn't in the weeds running Tesla or burrowing tunnels via The Boring Company, the eccentric CEO is also running his rocket company as the founder and CEO of SpaceX, a private space-exploration company.
Musk, who is clearly a science buff, is also taking on COVID-19. One day ahead of the launch he revealed he took four different tests with mixed results.
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Most recently, Michael Colglazier, Chief Executive Officer of Virgin Galactic disclosed he is putting the world's first commercial spaceport to use later this month when it launches it's first human test spaceflight from Spaceport America in New Mexico, beginning what the company anticipates will eventually generate $1 billion a year annually.
Then sometime next year, the company's founder, Branson, will fly to space on what will be a "momentous occasion."
Branson is ahead of the other space moguls in that his company was the first to tap the capital markets, going public last October at $12 per share.
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The company also sports a uniform deal with Under Armour.
In addition to being Amazon's CEO, and the richest man in the world with a net worth over $184 billion per Forbes, Bezos founded the spaceflight company Blue Origin in 2000. Last year, Blue Origin entered into a Launch Services Agreement partnership with the U.S. Air Force.
Bezos, who divorced his first wife MacKenzie, is frequently seen with girlfriend Lauren Sanchez, who is also a reported aviation junkie.
Bigelow is the owner of both the hotel chain Budget Suites of America and the aerospace company Bigelow Aerospace. The space company designs and manufactures modules for space stations.
Page, along with Sergey Brin, stepped away from Google's day-to-day operations last year.
FOX Business' Paul Best, Brittany De Lea and Renwick Wilson contributed to this report.
*This story, published in February 2020, has been updated ahead of the November 2020 SpaceX launch.