Is it Possible for Investors to Buy SpaceX Stock?

SpaceX is not a company that investors can buy on a stock exchange. It is not listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) or the Nasdaq.

What is SpaceX?

SpaceX is an aerospace company designing and building rockets and communication satellites. It was founded in 2002 initially as Space Exploration Technologies Corp.

SpaceX Will Probably Not Have an IPO Soon

Despite the hopes of many retail investors, SpaceX will probably not have an initial public offering (IPO) anytime soon. Unfortunately, this fact means small investors cannot buy or sell shares on a stock exchange.

How to Buy SpaceX Stock

Most small investors cannot buy SpaceX shares; instead, institutional and high-net-worth individuals can buy shares. However, it is still possible to own a piece of SpaceX either directly or indirectly.

Venture Capital Funds

A straightforward way to buy SpaceX stock is to become a venture capital fund (VC) member investing in SpaceX. If you are an investor in a fund, you can access SpaceX shares.

Baillie Gifford Trusts

The Baillie Gifford trusts are a second way to buy SpaceX stock. The firm has two trusts that own SpaceX stock.


Probably the most straightforward and least risky way to gain exposure to SpaceX stock is by buying Alphabet (GOOG, GOOGL) stock. In 2015, Google invested $900 million with Fidelity Investments in SpaceX.

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