SpaceX's Revenues Should Increase To Over $2 Billion In 2018 From ~$1 Billion Over 2014-16, While Its Valuation Has Jumped From $12 Billion In 2014 to Over $25 Billion Now
SpaceX is a space technology company primarily focused on manufacturing and launching rockets and spaceships. Since it was founded in 2002, the company has reached several historic milestones - many of them related to the reuse of various components of a rocket. This Trefis Dashboard details the factors driving SpaceX's revenues over the years, while also estimating that the company could be worth north of $32 billion in 2019.Currently, the only source of revenue for SpaceX is its space launch service, which launches satellites into low earth orbit and transports cargo to and from the International Space Station. However, the rapidly increasing valuation can be attributed to bigger potential revenue streams in the future including: - Space-based global internet network, Starlink - Point-to-point travel on Earth, made possible by its reusable rocket technologyDon't agree with our estimates? Feel free to make your own changes to any of the core metrics below by dragging the blue dots in the charts.
Revenues for SpaceX are currently limited to the fee it charges for its space launch service
No. of Successful Launches [A]
Revenue per Launch [B]
Launch Revenues [= A x B ]
No. of successful launches climbed from 6 in 2014 to 18 in 2017, and should be 31 in 2018.
Revenue per launch has fallen steadily because:
- Long-term Contracts resulted in additional payments over initial years
- SpaceX offers discounts for launches that reuse rocket components