Everyone knows SpaceX has something to do with space, but do you know exactly what its mission and projects entail? The company aims to make space transportation more feasible and sustainable. The final frontier? Oh, just to colonize Mars — no big deal.
Considering the dismissive attitudes of major figures in the space industry like Neil Armstrong, you might assume SpaceX is a certified outsider with no hope of catching up to bigger names (aka NASA). Not quite. The two organizations have actually been working together, and in May 2020, they launched the first human flight in spacecraft made by a private company ever.
SpaceX isn’t publicly traded, meaning that members of the public can’t buy shares. Boo-hoo. So, will Elon Musk make SpaceX go public any time in the future? For the most reliable answer, you’d need to ask him yourself, but there are many reasons he might be planning an initial public offering (IPO).it the globe's largest burger chain..
Although you can’t buy SpaceX shares, there are plenty of private individuals and companies that have been able to invest in the company through personal invitation or funding rounds. Not to rub it in your face or anything. Investors currently include: – Founders Fund. – Fidelity Investments – Valor Equity Partners