Tesla CEO and Space Exploration Technologies founder Elon Musk has pledged to donate USD$100 million towards a prize for the “best carbon capture technology.” Past statements from the billionaire suggest that one of his key goals is to lower the price of direct-air carbon capture so that it can be used to make synthetic rocket fuels, replacing fossil fuels used currently. 

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