SpaceX – SpX
- Spacecraft: Dragon
- Abbreviation: SpX
- Administrator: CEO: Elon Musk
- Country: USA
SpaceX is a Commercial space agency that was established in 2002. SpaceX has 319 successful launches and 11 failed attempts, with a cumulative tally of 330 launches, currently with 142 pending launches in the pipeline. SpaceX has a tally of 305 attempted booster landings, of which 23 failed and 283 successful booster landings recorded.
Space Exploration Technologies Corp., known as SpaceX, is an American aerospace manufacturer and space transport services company headquartered in Hawthorne, California. It was founded in 2002 by entrepreneur Elon Musk with the goal of reducing space transportation costs and enabling the colonization of Mars. SpaceX operates from many pads, on the East Coast of the US they operate from SLC-40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station and historic LC-39A at Kennedy Space Center. They also operate from SLC-4E at Vandenberg Space Force Base, California, usually for polar launches. Another launch site is being developed at Boca Chica, Texas.