Russians raise the ticket price on a Soyuz again, from $56 to $63 million per ride


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Those private companies better get cracking! The Russians have raised their ticket price again, from $56 to $63 million per astronaut ride on a Soyuz.

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  • If they go to 70 that would be eq the cost of a Shuttle launch (assuming seven crewmembers) and we get the ship and the boosters back.

  • If they go to 70 that would be equal to the cost of a Shuttle launch (assuming seven crewmembers) and we get the ship and the boosters back. And I’d wager that the crew would rather fly back than return as ‘spam in a can’.

  • Kelly Starks

    Actualy shuttle launches margin cost is a lot less then that, but the ULA? USA? bitto operate shuttle commercially had a total program cost per seat of about $100M.

    Course NASA only wants 2 flights a year carrying 2-4 (maybe 4 someday) per flight.

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