Spacex has raised an addition funding of about $200 million. The investment values Spacex at about $10 billion.
Launches currently cost under $60 million for a low-Earth orbit launch on SpaceX’s Falcon 9 craft. Spacex has made progress to reusable rockets. Reusable rockets cost bring the cost of launches to between $5 million and $7 million.
SpaceX has generated $4 billion in contracts. The Spacex launch manifest for upcoming launches is just under 40 missions planned between now and 2018.
In early 2012, approximately two-thirds of Spacex [wikipedia] was owned by its founder Elon Musk. The ten billion valuation would mean that Elon Musk spacex shares are worth about $6.6 billion
Elon Musk has about 28% of Telsa. So has $8.5 billion of the Tesla 32.4 billion market value company. He has 33 million shares.
Solar City is worth 6.68 billion. Musk has 20.7 million shares. $1.45 billion.
Elon Musk is worth about $16.5 billion.
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