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ALS, Firefly Aerospace Ink Contract for Four Alpha Rocket Launches

Firefly Alpha rocket

Adaptive Launch Solutions, a satellite integrator and multi-manifest hardware provider, has agreed to conduct launch services with Firefly Aerospace's launch vehicle in response to small satellite demands from government operators and commercial owners. Firefly said Wednesday its Alpha rocket will be used in four ALS-led smallsat launches starting 2021 under a multi-year agreement.

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Firefly Aerospace to Open New Production, Launch Facilities in Florida

Firefly Aerospace has announced plans to open manufacturing and launch facilities within Cape Canaveral Spaceport in Florida. The company said Friday it will invest $52M to construct production facilities at Exploration Park and begin launch operations at Space Launch Complex 20 as part of an agreement with Space Florida, the state’s spaceport development authority.

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Firefly to Test Launch NASA CubeSat; Thomas Markusic, Garrett Skrobot Comment

Firefly Space Systems has been awarded a $5.5 million contract to test launch NASA’s CubeSat into space in March 2018. Thomas Markusic, Firefly’s CEO, said Wednesday the company developed Firefly Alpha over the last 18 months. Firefly Alpha is designed to lift a 881-pound payload to a 248-mile equatorial orbit. Garrett Skrobot, lead for the …

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