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Does it economically cost the same to launch a satellite into LEO and GTO?

The cost of a rocket launch is dependent on many factors. It depends what payload you are launching – some payloads require special services such as gas purges, helium or propellant top up, clean room ...
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Price per kg of cargo delivery to ISS

I studied this very topic for the Space Shuttle program and NASA's Commercial Resupply Services and included my findings in a paper published last year. Sending cargo and crew to the ISS involves ...
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How much does air on the ISS cost?

The current cost of resupplying the ISS is around $80,000 per kg, although this price has varied over the years. (references) The pressurized volume of air on the ISS is 1,005.0 $m^3$ (ref). As the ...
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How did the cost of delivery of cargo into orbit change with technology maturation?

Focusing on your question... My question is: do we observe that spaceflight costs are indeed reduced with technology improvement? I studied this very topic for the Space Shuttle program and NASA's ...
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