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Flight Two

Firefly Alpha

Firefly Aerospace

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Mission

Flight Two

Type: Test Flight
Launch Cost: $15,000,000

Second test flight of the Firefly Alpha small sat launcher developed by Firefly Aerospace.

Location

Space Launch Complex 2W

Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

698 rockets have launched from Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA.

Space Launch Complex 2W, Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

Rocket

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.

Agency

Firefly Aerospace

Type: Commercial
Abbreviation: FA
Administration: Tom Markusic
Founded: 2014

Country: USA

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.

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Aaron Gosnell
Aaron Gosnell
1 month ago

I saw the first failed launch attempt.Let’s have a successful launch this time.

Ken & Judy O
Ken & Judy O' Neill
Reply to  Aaron Gosnell
30 days ago

Same here Aaron , its a winner launch this time stay tuned matey .

Ken & Judy O
Ken & Judy O' Neill
30 days ago

Firefly is go for launch with bells on this time .!