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Rumour has it Orbital may buy flights from SpaceX

Posted by: SANEAlex - Thu Nov 06, 2014 9:23 pm
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Post Rumour has it Orbital may buy flights from SpaceX   Posted on: Thu Nov 06, 2014 9:23 pm
I laughed when I saw this as by my calcs from the numbers given NASA is paying almost $100,000 per kilogram for stuff to be delivered to ISS and on Space X website you are looking at $4500 to $5000 per kilogram to LEO for commercial launches so if Orbital needs to make two more launches it could make 1900% plus profit margin if they buy from SpaceX web page. At $200 Million plus a throw that sure is profitable pork rearing going on.

http://nextbigfuture.com/2014/11/orbita ... ex-to.html

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Post Re: Rumour has it Orbital may buy flights from SpaceX   Posted on: Fri Nov 07, 2014 1:14 am
Doubtful. SpaceX and OS are direct peer competitors in the launch biz. They will buy Atlas or Deltas.


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