5 SpaceX employees were fired for writing a critical letter against Elon Musk.
Rocket company SpaceX has fired at least five employees for writing a letter of criticism against Elon Musk. A New York Times report quoted people familiar with the matter as saying that Elon Musk had been criticized by hundreds of SpaceX employees in an open letter to company officials. Following the letter, SpaceX fired five employees on June 16. SpaceX did not respond to a request for comment. Gavin Shotwell said the fired employees pressured other staff members to sign the letter.