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Firefly


US private sector venture to produce a launcher for the small satellites market.

Firefly alpha is a two stage rocket which aims to deliver one ton to LEO and and 600 kg to the 500 km sun-synchronous orbit. It should be able to launch twice per month.

Burns Liquified Natural Gas (LNG), 2-stage
Launch from Vandenberg pad 2W

Status: First launch planned in 2019.

SSTL has booked flights from the 2020-2022 period.

External resources


http://www.fireflyspace.com/


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