SpaceX will arrange large-scale reductions
SpaceX company will reduce ten percent of the employees – 600 people, this writes Los Angeles Times.
It is noted that to the reduced staff will be offered a payment in the amount of eight-month salary and other privileges. In addition, SpaceX intends to help them with the job search.
“To continue delivering to our customers and succeed in the development of interplanetary spacecraft and the global Internet based in space, SpaceX needs to become a more streamlined company. This means that we have to part with some talented and hardworking members of our team,” says statement.
Headed by Elon Musk, SpaceX was founded in 2002. Over the past three years, the number of employees has grown by almost two thousand, reaching six thousand people. A small number of staff due to minimization of expenses and reduction in the cost of space launches.
One of the most famous technologies of the company is the Falcon 9 heavy-duty family of rockets. The number nine indicates the number of Merlin liquid-propellant rocket engines from the first stage of the launch vehicle.