SpaceX’s Fight With U.S. Air Force Called a Clash of Perceptions

Elon Musk, chief executive officer of Space Exploration Technologies Corp. (SpaceX), at the unveiling of the Manned Dragon V2 Space Taxi in Hawthorne, California, on May 29, 2014.

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Billionaire Elon Musk’s SpaceX and the U.S. Air Force suffered from a “stark disconnect in perceptions” over the company’s efforts to win approval to compete for military satellite launches, according to an independent review.

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