SpaceX gets ₹630 crore launch contract from US Air Force
Thursday, March 16, 2017, 3:01 PM
Elon Musk-led aerospace startup SpaceX has won a ₹630 crore contract from the US Air Force to launch its third GPS III satellite in 2019. This is SpaceX's second military contract, but the first time it competed with United Launch Alliance (ULA) for the contract. ULA is a joint venture of Lockheed Martin Space Systems and Boeing Defense, Space & Security.