The space travel company SpaceX, the US billionaire Elon Musk has announced the dismissal of one-tenth of its more than 6000 employees. In a Friday statement published by SpaceX, it was said, in order to supply his customers and the successful development of inter-planetary space vehicles a "streamlining" of the company. This means the separation of some members of the team, which the company thank you for your commitment.
SpaceX wants to provide a cost-effective Alternative to government space programs. On behalf of the US space Agency, Nasa, the California-based company has already supplied the International space station ISS with supplies.
the core of the program is the multiple use of the carrier rocket that can land after their use in space on the earth again. For the first time such a "Falcon 9"rocket was launched in the year 2010.More about
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On Friday launched a "Falcon 9"rocket from California's Vandenberg air force base out of ten communication satellites into space. Currently, SpaceX is developing a huge rocket called "Starship", which will one day bring humans to the moon and perhaps even Mars. (AFP)