""If the cost to launch is 1/4 the price of the [Falcon 9] and can carry 4 times the satellites… how is that anything but the right tool for the job?"
Indeed, the Starship is designed to reduce the price of rocket flights by a large amount. In November 2019, CEO Elon Musk said that the operational costs of flying Starship would be around $2 million per flight.
But one of the main issues could be deploying the satellites in space. SpaceX's website shows how the cargo bay could open up to release satellites." inverse.com
Well, pilgrims, they haven't managed to get the thing more than a few feet off the ground yet. Let's see that happen before we celebrate. pl