SpaceX Laying Off 10 Percent of Its Workforce

SpaceX will lay off 10 percent of its workforce, immediately following its first successful rocket launch of the year for satellite operator Iridium. The news, first reported by the Los Angeles Times and confirmed by SpaceX, suggests the company is under some financial pressure as it attempts to get two ambitious projects off the ground. More than 6,000 people work at SpaceX, according to the company’s website. It’s not clear which SpaceX divisions may have been affected. The company faces a busy year: testing its Crew Dragon for flying astronauts to the International Space Station, launching two Falcon Heavies, deploying its first Starlink satellites, and starting tests on its Mars-bound Starship. More than 6,000 people work at SpaceX I... Continue reading…

SpaceX Laying Off 10 Percent of Its Workforce

SpaceX is laying off about 10 percent of its workforce, a cost-cutting move the company says is required to focus on development of its next-generation launch system and a broadband satellite ...

Mon 14 Jan 19 from SPACE.com

SpaceX Lays Off 10 Percent Of Its Workforce To Fuel Elon Musk's Interplanetary Rockets

Elon Musk and the crew over at SpaceX have announced that the company will be shedding about 10% of its workforce, which currently totals over 6,000 employees. SpaceX said that it was going ...

Sat 12 Jan 19 from HotHardware

SpaceX will lay off 10 percent of its staff to fund projects

SpaceX is letting around 10 percent of its 6,000-plus employees go, according Reuters and Ars Technica. The private space corporation previously said it's been profitable for years, ...

Sat 12 Jan 19 from Engadget

SpaceX to layoff 10 percent of its workforce - CNET

Company says it needs to be "leaner" to accomplish ambitious goals.

Sat 12 Jan 19 from CNET

SpaceX to layoff 10 percent of workforce

Elon Musk's rocket company SpaceX will reduce its workforce by about 10 percent of the company's more than 6,000 employees, it said on Friday.

Fri 11 Jan 19 from Reuters Technology

SpaceX cutting 10 percent of its staff to become a leaner company

"We must part ways with some talented and hardworking members of our team."

Fri 11 Jan 19 from Ars Technica

SpaceX is laying off 10 percent of its workforce

SpaceX will lay off 10 percent of its workforce, immediately following its first successful rocket launch of the year for satellite operator Iridium. The news, first reported by ...

Fri 11 Jan 19 from The Verge

SpaceX to lay off about 10 percent of its workforce: source

Elon Musk's SpaceX will lay off about 10 percent of its more than 6,000 employees, a source familiar with the matter said on Friday.

Fri 11 Jan 19 from Reuters Technology

SpaceX will lay off hundreds to ‘become a leaner company’

SpaceX plans to lay off approximately 10 percent of its workforce in order to manage its costs, the company confirmed to TechCrunch today. The news comes as the company embarks on an ambitious ...

Fri 11 Jan 19 from TechCrunch

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