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. 
Hawthorne, US
Size (employees)
5,927 (est)+3%
SpaceX was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Hawthorne, US
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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
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SpaceX Office Locations

SpaceX has offices in Washington and Hawthorne
Hawthorne, US (HQ)
Rocket Rd
Washington, US
220E 30 15th St NW
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SpaceX Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date


SpaceX total Funding

$2.3 b

SpaceX latest funding size

$214 m

Time since last funding

3 months ago

SpaceX investors

SpaceX's latest funding round in April 2018 was reported to be $214 m. In total, SpaceX has raised $2.3 b. SpaceX's latest valuation is reported to be $21.3 b.
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SpaceX Revenue

SpaceX's revenue was reported to be $1.80 b in Y, 2016 which is a 90.5% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (Y, 2016)

1.8 b

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


EBIT (Y, 2016)

55 m

Market valuation

21.3 b

Cash (31-Dec-2015)

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


680 m1 b945 m1.8 b

Revenue growth, %



(260 m)55 m

EBIT margin, %

USDY, 2015


1.3 b
USDY, 2016


480 k
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SpaceX Operating Metrics

SpaceX's Falcon 9 Successful Launches per Year was reported to be 2 in Jan, 2018.
Y, 2010Y, 2012Y, 2013Y, 2014Y, 2015Y, 2016Y, 2017Jan, 2018Apr, 2018

Falcon 9 Launches

2 4 7 13 20 29 47 49 51

Falcon 9 Launches per Year

2 2 3 6 7 9 18 2

Falcon 9 Successful Launches per Year

2 2 3 6 6 8 18 2

Falcon 9 Successful Landings per Year

2 2 5 15 2
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SpaceX Online and Social Media Presence

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SpaceX News and Updates

The One Big Thing Elon Musk & Mark Zuckerberg Have In Common

When the chips are down, Elon Musk knows how to turn things around. Both Tesla and SpaceX have been through near-death experiences. Yet, somehow, Musk pulled both companies out of dire straits. Musk's friend, Venture Capitalist Jason Calacanis, explains that entrepreneurs need, "one central thing th…

Israel’s First Moon Mission Is Planned and a SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Will Take It

The Israeli lunar launch is scheduled for late 2018.

Elon Musk reveals email thread explaining why he built a mini-submarine to help save trapped Thai soccer team

Elon Musk shared his July 8 email correspondence with British diver Richard Stanton on Twitter.  He told the diver that his team was developing a kid-size submarine and asked if it would be of use in the mission to rescue the Thai boys soccer team from a flooded cave in northern Thailand. Stanton …

Musk’s mini sub “not practical” for Thai cave boys rescue

Billionaire SpaceX founder Elon Musk tweeted at the weekend to say he was working with cave experts to build a mini submarine out of rocket parts that he thought could help a rescue effort to free 12 boys and their soccer coach trapped for weeks in a flooded underground cave complex in Thailand. In …

Elon Musk was tweeting from Thai cave rescue operation site

Musk had previously expressed his desire to use a custom-built SpaceX mini-sub to help rescue the trapped boys. It appears Musk may have actually traveled to the site where some boys still remain trapped in a flooded cave. Musk tweeted out the following pics:Read Full Story

Elon Musk tweets photos from visit to cave where Thai soccer team is trapped

Elon Musk is here to save the day, even though it's probably not necessary.  The CEO of Tesla and SpaceX was  — if his Twitter and Instagram accounts are to be believed — in Thailand on Monday touring the cave where a team of 12 soccer players, aged 11 to 16, became stuck with their coach on June …
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SpaceX Company Life and Culture

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