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FLTA005 (Noise of Summer)

Firefly Alpha

Firefly Aerospace

Launch Status
Success

Trajectory


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Mission


FLTA005 (Noise of Summer)

  • Type: Technology
  • Orbit: Sun-Synchronous Orbit
  • Launch Cost: $15,000,000

Fifth flight of the Firefly Alpha small sat launcher, carrying eight cubesats for NASA’s ELaNa 43 (Educational Launch of a Nanosatellite) mission.

FLTA005 (Noise of Summer)

Location


Space Launch Complex 2W

Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

Space Launch Complex 2W has witnessed the launch of 97 rockets, including 97 orbital launch attempts, while Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA, has been the site for 763 rocket launches.

Space Launch Complex 2W

Rocket


Firefly Aerospace Firefly Alpha

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.

Firefly Alpha

Agency


Firefly Aerospace

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.

Firefly Aerospace
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Aaron Gosnell
Aaron Gosnell
15 days ago

Let’s hope for a successful launch!

D'erdra
D'erdra
14 days ago

Looking forward on the second attempt, it was overcast in the San Diego area. Will restart our watch party tonight!

Janice McCatthy
Janice McCatthy
13 days ago

Will there be live online.viewing link?

Rocket Monkey
Rocket Monkey
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Reply to  Janice McCatthy
13 days ago

Updated, click the watch online button above.

Vee
Vee
13 days ago

Given the trajectory, will this launch be visible from San Diego?

Charlie Downs
Charlie Downs
Reply to  Vee
13 days ago

Good view from Temecula, CA! 🚀

J Martin
J Martin
13 days ago

VANDENBERG Firefly Alpha 3Jul24, 9:04pm launch VISIBLE IN PHOENIX AZ at 9:07pm. In the middle of PHX NAUTICAL TWILIGHT.

Rob Thomson
Rob Thomson
12 days ago

Thanks for your very well spoken, informative, entertaining and intelligent duo on you YouTube live broadcast. They were great! Also, love your multiple cameras