China finds SpaceX’s launch prices challenging


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Competition! China finds SpaceX’s launch prices low — and a challenge to meet.

Declining to speak for attribution, the Chinese officials say they find the published prices on the SpaceX website very low for the services offered, and concede they could not match them with the Long March series of launch vehicles even if it were possible for them to launch satellites with U.S. components in them.

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  • Kelly Starks

    > Competition! China finds SpaceX’s launch prices low — and a challenge to meet.

    Thats not what they said Bob. They just said they didn’t beleave SpaceX could deliver, and they are trying to get the ban on their marketing launch services to the US lifted.

    [Likely Obama will fast track the later, so they and russia could be low cost providers of crew access to the ISS.]

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