On the eve of SpaceX’s second manned launch, CEO Elon Musk says he has tested positive and negative for COVID-19 twice each — all on the same day.
Musk’s company SpaceX is expected to launch its second manned craft from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center Saturday, but the head of the company may not be able to participate in the event, the Associated Press (AP) reported. Musk tweeted Friday just after midnight that he had been given four rapid tests for COVID-19 on Thursday and two had come back positive while the other two were negative. (RELATED: Teacher Dies Just 3 Days After Contracting COVID)
Something extremely bogus is going on. Was tested for covid four times today. Two tests came back negative, two came back positive. Same machine, same test, same nurse. Rapid antigen test from BD.
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) November 13, 2020
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine reportedly said at a press conference that NASA policy requires anyone who tests positive to immediately quarantine, and that he expects SpaceX to do the proper contact tracing on their end. Musk was present at Launch Control inside Kennedy Space Center in May for his