T+108: Layoffs and Launch Sites
I wanted to spend some time breaking down a few news items from last week that may be leading indicators of trends for 2019: layoffs at Stratolaunch, Tethers Unlimited, and SpaceX, and Relativity signed a lease for Launch Complex 16 at Cape Canaveral.
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- Stratolaunch space venture cuts back sharply on operations – GeekWire
- Tethers Unlimited lays off 20 percent of staff due to NASA shutdown – GeekWire
- SpaceX laying off 10 percent of its workforce - SpaceNews.com
- In blow to Los Angeles, SpaceX is moving some Mars spaceship and booster work to Texas - Los Angeles Times
- Relativity to Operate Cape Canaveral Launch Complex 16 - Main Engine Cut Off
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