Note that the reduced staff will be offered a payment for an amount of eight months salary and other privileges. Furthermore, SpaceX intends to help them in their job search.
"To continue to provide our customers with success in the development of space-based interplanetary spacecraft and global Internet space, SpaceX needs to become a leaner company, which means we have to separate ourselves from some talented and hard-working members of the our team "declaration of the company, available for publication.
Directed by Ilon Mask, SpaceX was founded in 2002. Over the past three years, the number of employees has grown by almost two thousand people, reaching six thousand people. A small number of staff is due to cost minimization and cheaper space launches.
One of the most famous technologies of the company is the Falcon 9 heavy rocket family, consisting of two phases and using kerosene and liquid oxygen as fuel components. The number nine indicates the number of Merlin liquid propellant rocket engines from the first stage of the launch vehicle.