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Who owns Spacex?

  1. Bedbugabscond profile image98
    Bedbugabscondposted 5 years ago

    Who owns Spacex?

    Who is the owner of SpaceX? It is the private spaceship that is supposed to go to the space station.

  2. Mr Nice profile image80
    Mr Niceposted 5 years ago

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    Space Exploration Technologies Corporation, or SpaceX, is a space transport company headquartered in Hawthorne, California. It was founded in 2002 by former PayPal entrepreneur Elon Musk.

  3. andur92 profile image61
    andur92posted 5 years ago

    Elon Musk (CEO and CTO)
    Gwynne Shotwell (President)
    Tom Mueller Co-Founder and VP of Propulsion

    Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SpaceX

  4. swordsbane profile image60
    swordsbaneposted 5 years ago

    Space X is run by Elon Musk.  It's a private company contracted by NASA to bring people to and from the ISS.  It is the first company NOT run by a government that can launch rockets into space.  Previously, contractors put together the parts and sold the government the completed space craft and it was a coordinated effort between a contractor and NASA to conduct the launch and recovery.  Space X does everything in house, which brings down costs by almost 60%.  We were spending almost a $billion a pop for each launch of the shuttle.  Space X has a $1.6billion contract with NASA to launch 12 flights.  That's barely $135 million for each flight.

    If Space X is successful, the last excuse not to be in space (It's too expensive) will be gone.

 
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