30 SpaceX Statistics and Facts (2020) | By the Numbers

SpaceX Statistics and Facts

Here are a few of the most interesting SpaceX statistics and facts I was able to dig up. As always, be sure to check back in the future as I will be updating this post as new and updated stats become available.

SpaceX Facts

  • SpaceX Statistics and FactsSpaceX Website: www.spacex.com
  • Year SpaceX was Founded: 2002
  • SpaceX Founder: Elon Musk
  • SpaceX Headquarters: Hawthorne, CA
  • SpaceX CEO: Elon Musk
  • Key SpaceX Subsidiary: The Boring Company

SpaceX Statistics

Number of SpaceX employees:


Last updated 10/30/18

Number of SpaceX rockets:


Last updated 10/30/18

Reported value of SpaceX:

$33.3 billion

Last updated 2/21/20

Number of flights SpaceX has already booked:


Last updated 10/30/18

SpaceX's target for sending unmanned rockets to Mars:


SpaceX's target for sending manned rockets to mars:


Number of SpaceX launches in 2016:


Target number of SpaceX launches in 2018:


Actual number of successful SpaceX launches in 2018:


Original target number of SpaceX launches in 2017:


Actual number of successful SpaceX launches in 2017:


Amount NASA paid SpaceX to redirect an asteroid in 2019:

$69 million

Number of SpaceX launches in 2015:


Average SpaceX rocket launch cost:

$50 million

Last updated 5/12/18

Number of satellites SpaceX plans to deploy to provide high-speed internet globally:


Value of already-booked SpaceX flights:

$10 billion

Last updated 3/7/18

Number of Falcon 9 rockets that SpaceX has attempted to launch:


Last updated 5/28/17

SpaceX's success rate in launching Falcon 9 rockets:


Last updated 5/28/17

Amount that the 2015 SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket explosion reportedly cost:

$260 million

Size of NASA's cargo transportation contract with SpaceX:

$1.6 billion

Last updated 1/16/17

Reported value of SpaceX's first US military contract in 2016:

$87.2 million

Last updated 3/15/17

Reported value of SpaceX's second US military contract in 2016:

$96.5 million

Last updated 3/15/17

Amount Tesla spent developing their reusable rockets:

$1 billion

Height of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket:

229 feet tall

Amount it costs a SpaceX customer to launch a rocket:

$62 million

Last updated 6/21/17

Reported amount it cost for a SpaceX Dragon crew deployment of 4:

$405 million

Last updated 11/14/17

Recent SpaceX News: