SpaceX to launch citizens into space possibly as early as 2021
FOX Business’ Lauren Simonetti explains how Elon Musk’s SpaceX may be set to launch private citizens to orbit around Earth come early 2021.
SpaceX is poised to build a new spacecraft manufacturing facility in Los Angeles.
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The Elon Musk-headed space business is eyeing a 12.4-acre site on Terminal Island for a new facility to manufacture aerospace components for spacecraft, records show.
The Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners OK’d plans Thursday to lease the site to SpaceX for 10 years with two optional 10-year extensions, with rent starting at $1.69 million per year. SpaceX will also have the option to add 6.8 more acres to the facility.