Firefly Aerospace

NASA signed a $112 million contract with Firefly Aerospace to put a lander on the far side of the Moon

NASA has selected American rocket company Firefly Aerospace to put a lander on the far side of the moon in 2026 in a contract worth under a nearly $112 million contract, reports Reuters. “The commercial lander will deliver two agency payloads, as well as communication and data relay satellite for ... Read more

Firefly Aerospace successfully launched an Alpha rocket into orbit for the first time

Firefly Aerospace’s Alpha rocket successfully reached orbit after launching from California’s Vandenberg Space Force Base on Saturday. The launch was announced as a “100% mission success” in placing a payload of three satellites into orbit, making it “the first company to launch and reach orbit from US soil in only ... Read more

Firefly will try to launch Alpha rocket again, taking into account previous mistakes

The American company Firefly Aerospace will try to launch the Alpha rocket again. The first attempt, which took place about 9 months ago, failed. One of the rocket’s engines failed and the whole device was lost. After that, the company had problems with regulators. The owner of a controlling stake, ... Read more