Elon Musk, co-founder of Tesla and founder of SpaceX, made a surprise appearance on the Westworld panel at SXSW. After getting cued up by Jonathan Nolan, the co-creator of HBO series Westworld, Musk walked out on stage speaking about the excitement of space travel, sending a Tesla into space and the general importance of inspiration in a world that suffers much despair.

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“To go forth and become a star-faring civilization, to be out there among the stars, to expand the scope and scale of human consciousness,”

“I find that incredibly exciting. That makes me glad to be alive.”

– Musk said.