Elon Musk to become world's 3rd richest person
SpaceX Crew-1 successfully launches en route to ISS
The SpaceX Crew-1 successfully launched from Kennedy Space Center en route to the International Space Station Sunday night.
Technology wiz Elon Musk is on track to become the world's third-richest person.
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On Monday, Musk's electric automaker Tesla, Inc. was named for inclusion in the S&P 500 Index, sending shares soaring at around 14%.
ELON MUSK'S TESLA JOINING THE S&P 500
The company had already hit a yearly high in August and Tesla reported its fifth straight quarterly profit last month, jumping 105% from the same time in 2019.
Total revenues climbed 39% to $8.77 billion dollars, exceeding the expected $8.36 billion.
The company's admission to the S&P 500 will take place on Dec. 21.