The first round of commercial launch contracts from 2012 to 2020, SpaceX and Orbital ATK performed a total of 31 replenishment missions, of which SpaceX will complete 20 missions with an average of US$ 152.1 million each time. The Orbital ATK will complete 11 times with an average of $262.6 million each time.
The second stage commercial contract from 2020 to 2024, SpaceX As the price increases, Orbital ATK cuts the cost by 15%.
SpaceX’s launch cost per kilogram increased by 50%, mainly due to Dragon The cargo spacecraft will be upgraded to the second generation and the cargo volume will increase by 30%.
Prosecutor’s reportImply, SpaceX's first round of possible bids is too low or it completes some of the cost-saving goals in the replenishment task.