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SpaceX hopes to sell used Falcon 9 boosters for as low as $40 million | Spaceflight Now

SpaceX intends to cut the price of a Falcon 9 rocket launch by up to 30 percent when flying with reused first stage boosters, an achievement the company still hopes to demonstrate before the end of the year, SpaceX’s president said recently.

That figures to approximately $43 million per flight, a reduction from the Falcon’s commercial rate of $61 million published on SpaceX’s website.

Gwynne Shotwell, SpaceX’s president and chief operating officer, said earlier this month that the company might fly a previously-flown Falcon 9 booster stage later this year.

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