Summary… * Machine-Made
Musk said in March that a booster makes up about 70% of #SpaceX's launch costs.
The savings would be even more substantial for #SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket, which will use three reusable booster cores.
It decreases #SpaceX's launch frequency to every two-and-a-half weeks, and increases the first-stage customer savings to 50%.
Our third, more conservative scenario lowers #SpaceX's launch frequency to every three weeks and generously passes on two thirds of first-stage cost savings to customers.
Sources: Business Insider (1, 2)We also don't account for the emergence of competitors that could match #SpaceX's huge launch discounts.
Opinion… * Man-Made
Source: Business Insider