Firefly Aerospace has tapped Redwire to deliver core avionics and optical navigation system for the former’s Blue Ghost lander, which will send science and technology payloads to the moon in 2023 as part of a NASA initiative. Under the space agency’s Commercial Lunar Payload Services program, Firefly will deliver 10 science investigations and technology demonstrations […] More
SpaceX has been selected to launch a Firefly Aerospace-built lunar lander in 2023 using the Falcon 9 rocket for NASA’s mission to land science and technology payloads on the moon’s surface. Firefly said Thursday it will use the Blue Ghost spacecraft to deploy 10 technologies for NASA’s Commercial Lunar Payload Services program, as part of […] More
Firefly Aerospace has raised $75 million in a round of Series A financing led by DADA Holdings and $100 million through a secondary transaction that includes the sale of holdings owned by its major investor Noosphere Ventures. Astera Institute, Canon Ball and other investors participated in the Series A round, which gives Firefly a valuation of more than $1 billion.