How Much Does It Cost to Launch a Satellite?

It costs $50 million to $500 million to put a satellite into low Earth orbit. SpaceX promises a price per pound in low Earth orbit of $709—one-seventh the current price. ( The company’s stated cost of a Falcon Heavy rocket is $90 million; it carries a payload into low Earth orbit of almost 120,000 pounds. Motley Fool contains a list of commercial companies and the cost of launching satellites with each.)