SpaceX announced plans to send the first two tourists around the moon in 2018.
Musk is South African-born, and has a net worth of $11,5 billion. His net worth also puts him as the 94th richest person in the world.
Tesla chief executive officer Elon Musk says all the negative publicity about self-driving cars could end up costing people’s lives.
The Minister is in the US to attend the 15th Africa Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) Forum.