Firefly 1st successful rocket launch

A new Firefly highlight film features flames, whipping umbilical lines, and stunning stage separations.

The Alpha rocket from Firefly made its dramatic space debut on Oct. 1, reaching orbit for the first time and launching a slew of tiny satellites.

Firefly is promoting the strength of the 95-foot-tall (29-meter) Alpha as it expands its customer base.

The next flight of the rocket, Alpha Flight 3, is being designed to transport a collection of tiny satellites.

Firefly will also launch for the United States Space Force, with a nearly $18 million contract.

Outside observers have detected a potential problem with

The mission of Firefly on October 1 was a demonstration flight termed "Alpha Flight 2: To The Black."

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