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June 25, 2012

Real Life Technology Billionaires compared with James Bond Movie Villains

Blofeld had a space vehicle capable of entering orbit and effecting a controlled landing and he had an enormous base constructed within the caldera of an extinct volcano on an island.

Larry Ellison, CEO of Oracle, is paying $500-600 million to buy most of the 141 square mile Hawaiian island of Lanai. Self-made billionaire David Murdock, who owns Castle & Cooke, said he would keep his home on Lanai and the right to build a wind farm, a contentious project that would place windmills on as many as 20 square miles of the island and deliver power to Oahu through an undersea cable.


In the James Bond movie Moonraker Hugo Drax is a billionaire who owns Drax Industries, which constructs space shuttles.



Billionaire Elon Musk has Spacex. SpaceX has designed the family of Falcon launch vehicles and the Dragon multi-purpose spacecraft from the ground-up. . On May 25, 2012, the SpaceX Dragon vehicle docked with the ISS, making history as the first commercial company to launch and dock a vehicle to the International Space Station.












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