Reply to post: Re: Collection of low cost cube-sats instead

What went up, Musk come down again: SpaceX to blast sat into orbit with used rocket

MachDiamond Silver badge

Re: Collection of low cost cube-sats instead

Cubesats go up as a secondary payload where the primary payload is paying nearly all of the launch bill. 100 cubesats launched on a $50m rocket makes the launch cost $500,000ea. That's a tidy sum of money for a high school or college group to find funding for and 100 cubesats is a lot to flush out on one launch.

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