Reply to post: Re: Milspec

'Do not tell Elon': Ex-SpaceX man claims firm cut corners on NASA part tests

Martijn Otto

Re: Milspec

The end pricing is justified because there is a market for it. What if that component is part of a critical, multi-million-dollar piece of equipment. Suddenly you need to consider the additional cost of all that testing vs the additional cost the insurance wants if you don't use it.

The more expensive component turns out to be cheaper in most cases.

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