December 4, 2013

JOE PAPPALARDO: SpaceX Satellite Launch Rewrites the Rules. “This marks an important milestone for the company, which had never before delivered cargo to this pivotal orbit. Even more important, it marks a new level of affordability for accessing space. Monday’s launch will cost SES about $60 million. That’s $200 million less than proven European provider Arianespace charges.”

Related: Video: Secretive Blue Origin’s Rocket Launch Test.