Reply to post: Re: Arianespace - long term plan?

Come glide with me: Virgin Galactic gives Unity some fresh air, looks forward to rocket-powered flight

Spanky_McPherson

Re: Arianespace - long term plan?

The Arianespace Vega, which can carry 1400kg, costs $37million per launch according to Wikipedia.

The Electron can carry 200kg and costs only $6 million.

For small payloads, SpaceX is definitely not the cheapest option.

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