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Firefly Aerospace reaches orbit for the first time

2 monthes ago   |   By TechCrunch

There's another space-proven private launch company in the club - Firefly Aerospace. The company's small payload Alpha rocket reached orbit successfully early on Saturday morning after taking of from Vandenberg Space Force Base in California.
This is a major achievement for Firefly, which has been a lot to get here: The company originally began operations as Firefly Space Systems, which went bankrupt, and was then reborn as Firefly Aerospace after its assets were acquired by Max Polyakov's Noosphere ventures in 2017.
Tom Markusic, who founded the company and led it as CEO, also departed
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Firefly Aerospace's Alpha rocket reaches orbit for 1st time

Firefly Aerospace's Alpha rocket reaches orbit for 1st time

2 monthes ago   |   By Space

Firefly Aerospace's Alpha rocket aced a test flight today , successfully delivering satellites to Earth orbit for the first time.
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