Launch Cost: $15,000,000
Third flight of the Firefly Alpha small sat launcher, carrying its first payload for NASA.
Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA
703 rockets have launched from Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA.
Firefly Alpha – Firefly Aerospace
Family: Firefly Alpha
Length: 29 m
Diameter: 1.82 m
Launch Mass: 54 T
Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 1000 kg
The Firefly Alpha was manufactured by Firefly Aerospace with the first launch on 2021-09-03. Firefly Alpha has 0 successful launches and 1 failed launches with a total of 1 launches. Firefly Alpha (Firefly α) is a two-stage orbital expendable launch vehicle developed by the American aerospace company Firefly Aerospace to cover the commercial small satellite launch market. Alpha is intended to provide launch options for both full vehicle and ride share customers.
Administration: Tom Markusic
Firefly Aerospace is an American private aerospace firm based in Austin, Texas, that develops small and medium-sized launch vehicles for commercial launches to orbit.