Recent space launch pricing

For the accompanying blog, see “When less is more,” September 27, 2021.

A simplified view of launch price, as price divided by payload capability of the launcher (max. capability, even if not fully utilized). It favors more recent over older data. Systems in development are included when showing test, flight or real hardware. Credit: Edgar Zapata, zapatatalksnasa.com
A simplified view of launch price, as price divided by payload capability of the launcher (max. capability, even if not fully utilized). It favors more recent over older data. Systems in development are included when showing test, flight or real hardware. Credit: Edgar Zapata, zapatatalksnasa.com
A simplified view of launch price vs. launcher payload capability (max. capability, even if not fully utilized). It favors more recent over older data. Systems in development are included when showing test, flight or real hardware. Credit: Edgar Zapata, zapatatalksnasa.com
A simplified view of launch price vs. launcher payload capability (max. capability, even if not fully utilized). It favors more recent over older data. Systems in development are included when showing test, flight or real hardware. Credit: Edgar Zapata, zapatatalksnasa.com