Why are SpaceX rockets cheaper?

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket costs $60 million, and Falcon Heavy costs $90 million to launch. In comparison, ULA's Delta IV Heavy costs $400 million for a single launch. NASA and SpaceX are both building...

Will SpaceX put ULA out of business?

SpaceX's Falcon 9 and Falcon Heavy rockets cost $62 million and $90 million, respectively, and both rocket's first stage is reusable. They are also developing a fully reusable Mars transportation rocket, Starship.  Since 2006, ULA...

Here’s why SpaceX chose Boca Chica?

In 2012, SpaceX initially selected sites in Alaska, California, Florida, Texas, Puerto Rico, Georgia, and Virginia for a potential rocket factory and launch facility. But they finally chose Boca Chica, Texas. So, why did SpaceX...

Why is Starlink a big deal?

Many people don't even realize that SpaceX's Starlink is a big deal. In this article, we are going to discuss that. If you live in a city, then, of course, you have high-speed broadband internet....

Here’s why SpaceX doesn’t use Liquid Hydrogen.

SpaceX's new Starship rocket uses the Raptor engine. Liquid Methane and Oxygen is the fuel of this engine. The Falcon 9 and Falcon heavy use kerosene (RP-1) as fuel. Moreover, for a long time,...

Here’s why SpaceX is not public.

Elon Musk, the founder of Zip2, PayPal, Tesla, SpaceX, Neuralink, and Boring Company, has only one publicly-traded company — Tesla. All of his other companies are private, including SpaceX. During an interview in 2018, SpaceX...

Here’s why SpaceX uses Methane in Starship.

SpaceX's new Starship and Super Heavy rocket uses the Raptor engine. Liquid Methane and Oxygen is the fuel of this engine. No other rockets have ever used Methane as rocket fuel. The Falcon 9...

Here’s why SpaceX hires only Americans.

Elon Musk has several successful companies. SpaceX and Tesla are the most well known among them. All of his companies employ hundreds of thousands of people, including foreign nationals. For example, in Tesla US...

Here’s why SpaceX is better than ISRO.

Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) is an Indian government space agency, similar to NASA. On the other hand, Space Exploration Technologies Corporation (SpaceX) is a private company formed by Elon Musk. People often ask, is...

Here’s why SpaceX doesn’t use parachutes.

We know that SpaceX's Crew Dragon and Rocket lab's first stage uses parachutes to land on Earth.  So, why doesn't SpaceX use parachutes to land their Falcon 9, Starship, or Super Heavy? SpaceX doesn't use...

Here’s why SpaceX is making Starlink.

SpaceX wanted to make reusable rockets and made the Falcon 9 and Falcon Heavy. Because of its low cost, SpaceX has the majority of the space launch market share and dominates the space industry. So,...

Here’s why SpaceX or Elon Musk can claim Mars.

In 2020, SpaceX's Starlink started their service. Like every other product, a new Starlink customer has to sign a legal document. In that legal document, there is a term which states that: "For Services provided...