Firefly Alpha Vehicle Overview

A complete overview of the Firefly Alpha launch vehicle, including launch stats, vehicle info and launch locations.

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Firefly Alpha rocket

Basic Info

Name

Firefly Alpha

Family

Firefly Alpha

Manufacturer

First Launch

3 Sep 2021

Successful Launches

2

Failed Launches

2

Rocket Info

Status

Active

Stages

2

Length

29 m

Diameter

1.82 m

Launch Mass

54 tons

Thrust

736 kN

Reusability

Not Reusable

Payload Info

LEO Capacity

1,000 kg

Launch Cost

$15M

Firefly Alpha (Firefly α) is a two-stage orbital expendable launch vehicle developed by the American aerospace company Firefly Aerospace to cover the commercial small satellite launch market. Alpha is intended to provide launch options for both full vehicle and ride share customers.

Launch Sites used by Firefly Alpha

Vandenberg SFB

Vandenberg SFB launch site

U.S. Space Force facility in California for spacecraft launches and missile testing.

📍 CA, United States
🚀 778 Launches

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