Firefly Aerospace, Inc. announced May 6 that it has secured AS9100 quality certification — a key quality milestone as the company transitions from the developmental phase to the first launch of its Firefly Alpha rocket.
Firefly Aerospace has signed an agreement with Spaceflight Inc. that provides Spaceflight with the majority of the payload capacity aboard a Firefly launch vehicle scheduled to take off from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California sometime in 2021.
50 years ago, on July 20, 1969, American astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin landed on the Moon for the first time in human history.
US-based EOS Data Analytics, a space portfolio company of Noosphere Ventures, has unveiled EOS SAR– a project to develop its own synthetic aperture radar (SAR) sensors intended for deployment in a constellation of microsatellites.
Under the IDIQ contract, the Air Force will compete each mission among the eight awardees.
Max Polyakov’s company Firefly Aerospace initiated the program DREAM that is called to increase the efficiency of education and science research.