SpaceX’s refurbished Falcon 9 costs 50% less than a new rocket

SpaceX President and Chief Operating Officer Gwynne Shotwell shared at the 33rd U.S. Space Symposium that the company┬áspent “substantially less than half” the cost of a new first stage Falcon 9 booster during last week’s historic flight. The cost savings were realized even after factoring in the amount of examination that went into the refurbishing … Continue reading SpaceX’s refurbished Falcon 9 costs 50% less than a new rocket