Reusing Falcon 9 boosters would slash costs by 30 percent

Washington DC (Sputnik) Apr 05, 2016

If the SpaceX aerospace manufacturer manages to reuse its Falcon 9 rockets, it could decrease the cost of space launches by 30 percent, the President and Chief operating officer of SpaceX, Gwynne Shotwell, said.

SpaceX launches would cost $43 million instead of the current $61 million if the US manufacturer makes progress in rocket reusability, Shotwell said as cited by Popular Science on —> Read More