Elon musk space X is laying off 10 percent of its company workforce,
The company says it needs to become “leaner” if it is going to accomplish ambitious projects set to cost billions of dollars.

The layoffs were announced to workers in an email from SpaceX president Gwynne Shotwell, the Los Angeles Times reported.

In a statement, SpaceX said: “To continue delivering for our customers and to succeed in developing interplanetary spacecraft and a global space-based internet, SpaceX must become a leaner company.