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Technology SpaceX: New round of financing to bring the rocket maker up to $ 1 billion

13:02  24 july  2020
13:02  24 july  2020 Source:   t3n.de

SpaceX flight: US astronauts take off for the ISS

 SpaceX flight: US astronauts take off for the ISS © provided by Euronews After a break of around nine years, astronauts are expected to make their way to the ISS from the United States for the first time. The launch is scheduled for Wednesday from Cape Canaveral Space Center in Florida. The US space travelers Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley will then fly to the ISS with a space capsule "Crew Dragon" developed by the private space company SpaceX. Around a day after launch, it will then dock with the International Space Station.

Space Exploration Technologies , Elon Musk's reusable rocket venture, is in talks to raise $ 1 billion in series N funding at a valuation of billion, according to documents reviewed by CNBC. SpaceX plans to use the funding to make its Starlink satellite broadband service operational, and to conduct

SpaceX is raising half a billion dollars in new funding, as Elon Musk company continues work on three ambitious projects. SpaceX raising over 0 million, double what Elon Musk's company planned to bring in. A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket streaks across the sky, launching and then turning back to land.

Die Falcon 1 von SpaceX war die erste private Trägerrakete. © SpaceX The Falcon 1 from SpaceX was the first private launch vehicle.

SpaceX plans to raise up to $ 1 billion in a new round of financing. Elon Musk's private space company is expected to be valued at $ 44 billion.

SpaceX plans to raise between $ 500 million and $ 1 billion from investors as part of a Series N financing round. Corresponding documents should be available to the US broadcaster CNBC . The space company is valued at $ 44 billion. This would make it one of the most valuable venture capital companies in the United States. At the last round of financing in March 2020, SpaceX was worth $ 36 billion.

With the fresh capital, SpaceX wants to advance the commercial operation of the satellite internet offer Starlink and finance further space flights. According to CNBC, SpaceX estimates the theoretical market size for its Starlink product at $ 1 trillion. Via the satellite fleet, SpaceX could provide fast internet anywhere in the world. There are currently more than 450 Starlink satellites in orbit. SpaceX assumes that the service will generate its first sales in 2020.

SpaceX: for fear of lightning, the first manned flight postponed to Saturday

 SpaceX: for fear of lightning, the first manned flight postponed to Saturday The decision was announced 17 minutes before the scheduled takeoff time in Florida © AFP Astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken head for the rocket Falcon 9 at Cape Canaveral, May 27, 2020. After a day of suspense, the first manned flight of the American company SpaceX was postponed from Wednesday to Saturday due to bad weather, when two NASA astronauts were already installed in the capsule at the top of the rocket which was to launch them towards the International Space Station.

Personal Finance . Financial Advisors. The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and Crew Dragon capsule stand upright on the launchpad at NASA's Kennedy Space Center ahead of the Demo-2 launch. SpaceX 's most recent funding round means the company has raised nearly $ 1 .7 billion since the

SAN FRANCISCO — SpaceX , the rocket maker founded by billionaire Elon Musk, has raised up to 0 million in new financing and is now valued at around billion SpaceX 's new financing was disclosed in public filings that were obtained by Equidate, a marketplace for private company stock.

SpaceX: It will still take a while until Starlink is profitable

analysts at investment bank Morgan Stanley estimate that SpaceX will have to spend around $ 50 billion on Starlink by 2032. Only then would the satellite Internet offer really make a profit. If Musk's plans work, SpaceX could one day be worth $ 175 billion. In the worst case, the rocket maker's value could drop to only about $ 200 million.

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SpaxeX competitor: rocket restart planned for July .
The American startup Astra wants to test a new rocket launch on July 20. New investors are to be found for sufficient financial resources. © Provided by Finanz.net GmbH INDRANIL MUKHERJEE / AFP / Getty Images After a planned rocket launch in March 2020 failed, the San Francisco-based startup Astra wants to start a new attempt and on July 20 from Alaska to heaven start. In March there was a technical defect when a Rocket 3.0 rocket was launched, which ignited a fire.

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