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SpaceX in 2021 Will Have 3,000 Employees Mass-Producing Two Starships Per Week

• https://www.nextbigfuture.com, by Brian Wang

Elon Musk says currently there are 300 employees working on Starships in Boca Chica. Elon said by next year there will be 3,000 employees working on building a factory for mass-producing two Starships per week.

Musk says mass-produced SpaceX Starships will cost $5 million each.

Airbus and Boeing Make 800-900 Planes In Normal Years

Boeing and Airbus delivered 35 and 138 commercial jets in December 2019, compared to 102 and 127 deliveries, respectively, in the same month last year. For the full year 2019, Boeing delivered 380 aircraft, while Airbus set a new all-time annual record, handing over 863 jets. Boeing had retained a deliveries lead over Airbus since 2012. In February 2019, Airbus had said the 2019 target was 880 to 890 commercial aircraft deliveries. Boeing had originally set a target of 810-815 deliveries for 2019.


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