While NASA is already helping Boeing with its inquiry into how and why Boeing 787 aircraft batteries have been over heating recently, the rocket-to-electric car entrepreneur who leads both SpaceX and Tesla Motors, Elon Musk has given his opinion to Flightglobal about why, in his view, the lithium-ion batteries used on the Boeing 787 are fundementally unsafe. Musk notes that the cells are too large and not protected enough to not get into runaway overheating state.
Elon Musk says Boeing 787 batteries are unsafe
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