[amsat-bb] Re: new sat

John Geiger aa5jg at fidmail.com
Wed May 18 09:21:24 PDT 2011

Remember, anything the Gov't or DoD does costs 10 times what private 
industry would cost.

73s John AA5JG

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Alexander Sack" <pisymbol at gmail.com>
To: <kq6ea at verizon.net>
Cc: <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Wednesday, May 18, 2011 3:22 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: new sat

> On Wed, May 18, 2011 at 11:21 AM,  <kq6ea at verizon.net> wrote:
>> Commercial launches for the big comsats are anywhere from $90 million to
>> $120 million depending on the spacecraft and launch vehicle.
> Wow!  Alright, outside DoD and commercial, what does an AMSAT project
> typically cost?  I had always thought it was less than a million
> dollars.
> -aps
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