News Archive / Tagged: Firefly Aerospace
Antares rocket to see new life with upgraded ‘330’ variantDerek RichardsonAugust 8th, 2022
Northrop Grumman is partnering with Firefly Aerospace to create a new version of the Antares rocket following disruptions caused by Russia's war in Ukraine.
Firefly Aerospace’s Alpha rocket explodes minutes after launchTheresa CrossSeptember 2nd, 2021
After years of development, Firefly Aerospace launched its first Alpha rocket on its first attempt. However, the vehicle exploded some 2.5 minutes into flight.
Max Polyakov’s Firefly Aerospace opens R&D center in Dnipro City, UkrainePress ReleaseMay 29th, 2018
President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, joined the opening of a branch of the American company Firefly Aerospace, relaunched by Max Polyakov - in Dnipro, Ukraine. It is designed to develop lightweight rockets for launching cargo into space. The restart of the enterprise could help make advances to the aerospace industry in the country.
Firefly Aerospace demos its Lightning 1 engineDerek RichardsonMarch 17th, 2018
CEDAR PARK, Texas -- In a demo for a crowd of people from the Austin, Texas South by Southwest festival, Firefly Aerospace fired its "Lightning 1" engine at 10 percent thrust for about one minute. It is hoped the engine design will propel the second stage of the company's "Firefly Alpha" rocket into space as early as 2019.