Rocket launch costs

Rocket launch costs

Rocket launch costs. BFR will be the cheapest. According to Musk, the BFR will have the cheapest launch cost – and the key is reusability. He says “it’s really crazy that we build these sophisticated rockets, and then crash them every time we fly. This is mad … reusability is absolutely fundamental.”

He uses commercial aviation as an example. A small single-engine turbo-prop aircraft costs $1 million to $2 million, he says, and it even can’t get from Los Angeles to Australia. But a fully reusable giant aircraft like a Boeing 747 -while initially costs at least three times than a tiny expandable aircraft- costs about $500,000 to charter the flight and can carry hundreds of people.

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