Video: Gwynne Shotwell Interview with CNBC

Video Caption: Gwynne Shotwell, president and COO of SpaceX, speaks exclusively to CNBC’s Morgan Brennan about the state of the space company, learning from Elon Musk’s other companies, and the outlook for launches next year.

  • Eric Thiel

    What does a launch slowdown in 2019 mean for SpaceX? more time for production and development of BFR?

  • Michael Halpern

    It means that their customers don’t have payloads ready, and that they need to get Starlink production running. It also means that “competition” will no longer be able to claim schedule certainty and launch readiness as an advantage over SpaceX,

  • Zed_WEASEL

    Stockpiling the F9 Block 5 cores and upper stages for on demand launch service after 2019. Especially since the BFR assembly plant is at San Perdo, SpaceX can have 2 assembly lines.

  • Steve Ksiazek

    It means less revenue, so less funding for internal projects.

  • duheagle

    It would appear to mean more available launch slots, especially in the latter half of 2019, for Starlink deployment launches.