Next bold prediction from Elon Musk

|By:, SA News Editor

The latest configuration of his rocket - the Falcon 9 Block 5 - is designed to fly as many as 10 times without any scheduled maintenance, and ultimately could be refurbished and blast off at least 100 times.

The strategy would cut the price of orbital launches to around $5M, from about $50M currently.

SpaceX (SPACE) is set to launch the latest rocket for the first time this afternoon.

Previously: SpaceX launches Falcon 9 Block 5 (May. 10 2018)

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