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air force budget reveals how much spacex undercuts launch prices

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air force budget reveals how much spacex undercuts launch prices

a delta iv heavy rocket launches a national security satellite in 2016.united launch allianceshare this storyin 2014, the us government accountability office issued a report on cost estimates for the us air force's program to launch national security payloads, which at the time consisted of a fleet of rockets maintained and flown entirely by united launch alliance (ula). the report was critical of the non-transparent nature of ula's launch prices and noted that the government "lacked sufficient knowledge to negotiate fair and reasonable launch prices" with the monopoly.at around the same time, the new space rocket company spacex began to aggressively pursue the opportunity to launch natio...