Firefly Reaches Orbit On Second Flight Test

Credit: Firefly Aerospace
Firefly Aerospace has recovered from the unsuccessful 2021 debut launch of its Alpha small-satellite booster with a follow-on flight test that successfully reached orbit. The 97-ft.-tall booster lifted off from Vandenberg Space Force Base’s Space Launch Complex 2 in California at 3:01 a.m. EDT (12...

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