Los Angeles Business Journal

Musk Makes Push to Launch Military Satellites

Thursday, March 6, 2014

Los Angeles billionaire Elon Musk, chief executive of Hawthorne rocket maker SpaceX, testified before Congress that the U.S. Air Force and other agencies currently are paying too high a price to one of his competitors to launch its most valuable satellites, the Los Angeles Times reports. Musk wants the government to use competitive bidding instead.