SpaceX is an aerospace manufacturer and space transport services company. The Company was founded with the goal of reducing space transportation costs and enabling the colonization of Mars. SpaceX has since developed the Falcon launch vehicle family and the Dragon spacecraft family, which both currently deliver payloads into Earth orbit. 
Company Growth (employees)
Hawthorne, US
Size (employees)
5,252 (est)
SpaceX was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Hawthorne, US

Key People/Management at SpaceX

Elon Musk

Elon Musk

Bret Johnsen

Bret Johnsen

CFO & President of Strategic Acquisitions Group
David Harris

David Harris

Deputy General Counsel
Mathew Dunn

Mathew Dunn

Director, Legislative Affairs, Business Development
Gwynne Shotwell

Gwynne Shotwell

President and Chief Operating Officer

SpaceX Office Locations

SpaceX has offices in Hawthorne, Washington, Seattle, Irvine and in 1 other location
Hawthorne, US (HQ)
Rocket Rd
Redmond, US
18390 NE 68th St
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SpaceX Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

SpaceX's latest funding round in December 2017 was reported to be $351 m. In total, SpaceX has raised $2.1 b. SpaceX's latest valuation is reported to be $21.3 b.
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SpaceX Financials

SpaceX's revenue was reported to be $1.8 b in 2016 which is a 90% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (Y, 2016)

1.8 b

Revenue growth (Y, 2015 - Y, 2016), %


Net income (Y, 2016)

55 m

Market valuation

21.3 b
USDY, 2013Y, 2014Y, 2015Y, 2016E


680 m1 b945 m1.8 b

Revenue growth, %



(260 m)

EBIT margin, %

USDY, 2016


480 k
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SpaceX's Web-traffic and Trends

SpaceX Online and Social Media Presence

SpaceX News and Updates

A government shutdown could turn NASA centers into ghost towns

The looming government shutdown could extend its gloomy reach to space.  If the federal government shuts down at midnight on Saturday, NASA, like all other agencies, will be affected.  According to the agency's most recent public plan published in November 2017, all but the most essential employee…

SpaceX Will Test the Engines of the World’s Most Powerful Rocket on Tuesday

The Falcon Heavy gets one step closer to launch.

SpaceX and Boeing Slated for Manned Space Missions By Year’s End

The companies plan to send crews to the ISS.

SpaceX’s Dragon capsule returns from the International Space Station

 SpaceX’s Dragon capsule has returned from the International Space Station as planned, after spending around a month docked at the orbital facility. This Dragon spacecraft was previously flown on an ISS resupply mission, meaning it’s done the round trip successfully twice in its lifetime now. Dragon…

NASA is cautiously moving ahead with manned flights by SpaceX and Boeing

The last time astronauts were able to get a direct flight from the U.S. to the stars was in 2011 when Space Shuttle Atlantis flew its last mission. That could change soon with both Boeing and SpaceX working to convince NASA that they can start serving as a taxi service for astronauts heading to the …

Is SpaceX's Covert Zuma Payload Missing in Action?

After months of delays, SpaceX's clandestine Zuma mission finally launched on Sunday. But the satellite on board may not have made it to its destination.
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SpaceX Company Life and Culture

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