Elon Musk, chief government officer of House Exploration Applied sciences Corp. (SpaceX) and Tesla Inc., speaks throughout an occasion at SpaceX headquarters in Hawthorne, California, U.S., on Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019.Patrick T. Fallon | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesOn Tuesday, Tesla revealed in a brand new SEC submitting a number of the ways in which it really works with CEO Elon Musk’s aerospace enterprise, SpaceX.The submitting reveals associated occasion transactions that included the acquisition of $600,000 of Tesla automobile components by SpaceX within the first quarter of 2020.Whereas transactions between the 2 corporations aren’t new, Tesla has never reported a bulk sale of automobile components to SpaceX. There are different areas the place Tesla and SpaceX typically work collectively.SpaceX is collaborating with NASA and astronauts will drive to their launchpad in Tesla autos throughout a forthcoming (and historic) launch, for instance. Astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken took a Tesla Mannequin X experience to the launchpad throughout a ‘gown rehearsal” for the launch in January this 12 months, too. It is not identified what number of Tesla autos SpaceX might personal or function in its fleet.In September 2019, Musk advised his Twitter followers that SpaceX would use battery packs from Tesla of their Starship improvement efforts. (Starship is a spacecraft that Elon Musk desires to ultimately carry individuals and cargo to Mars.)Listed here are the transactions between the 2 firms over the previous 12 months, in keeping with the submitting: SpaceX bought $1 million worth of “battery elements” from Tesla in 2019. It additionally bought $1.2 million extra of these elements within the first quarter of 2020.SpaceX additionally bought “non-battery car components” from Tesla in 2019 and the primary quarter of 2020, the submitting says. The automobile components have been customary gadgets out of Tesla’s components catalog, the sort any common auto store or Tesla service middle would want to finish repairs. Gross sales of Tesla automobile components to SpaceX amounted to $600,000 in 2019, and $600,000 within the first quarter of 2020 alone.SpaceX can also be paying Tesla round $700,000 for a customized instrument, which the automaker will construct at its machining facility. (The price included labor hours, Tesla famous.)Tesla Vitality bought a system to SpaceX for $300,000 in 2019.SpaceX charged Tesla $200,000 to be used of its non-public jet within the first quarter of 2020. Musk began SpaceX earlier than he turned a board member and ultimately, CEO of Tesla.