SpaceX to dismiss about 10 percent of the labour force: source

FILE PHOTO: SpaceX headquarters is shown in Hawthorne, California, USA September 19, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake

(Reuters) – Elon Musk’s SpaceX explains about 10 percent of the more than 6,000 employees, a source familiar with the matter said on Friday.

The company did not comment on the number of redundancies, but said in e-mailed comments that it needs to make a “leaner” organization for whom the “roads” with a number of his employees.

“To continue to deliver for our customers and to succeed in the development of interplanetary spacecraft and a global space-based Internet, SpaceX, a slimmed-down company,” a SpaceX spokesperson.

The layoffs were reported earlier by the LA Times.

Reporting by Kanishka Singh and Supriya Roy in Bengaluru, Editing by Rosalba O’brien

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