Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Heavy Lift

What is the cost of going to space? What are the differences between the advertised costs of various launch vehicles? The answer breaks down into a complex interplay between engineering, politics and public relations.

The cost per vehicle type is depicted above. Below, the hypothetical launch costs of various future vehicles.

1 comment:

  1. Unless I'm missing something, it looks like SpaceX FTW.