Firefly On Track For Alpha Rocket Debut

Alpha rocket engine.
Credit: Firefly
COLORADO SPRINGS—Startup Firefly Aerospace says plans remain on schedule to attempt the first launch of its two-stage Alpha rocket from Vandenburg SFB, California, on Sept. 2 following a successful static fire test in mid-August. “We got a phenomenal 15-second burn and basically everything’s looking...
Guy Norris

Guy is a Senior Editor for Aviation Week, covering technology and propulsion. He is based in Colorado Springs.

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