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22 February 2021
General Atomics selects Firefly to launch NASA Earth science instrument

General Atomics selected Firefly Aerospace to launch a small Earth science satellite for NASA on an Alpha rocket in 2022.

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05 February 2021
NASA picks Firefly Aerospace to deliver science payloads to the moon in 2023

A Firefly Aerospace lander will launch to the moon in 2023 as part of NASA’s Artemis program.

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29 September 2020
Max Polyakov Has Invested $150 Million Into A Private Rocket Company – Bloomberg

Max Polyakov is in Texas, and the aspiring rocket magnate wants to do Texan things.

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18 August 2020
EOS Data Analytics To Help Track European Mining Operations

Owned by Ukrainian businessman Max Polyakov, EOS Data Analytics, which specializes in processing and analyzing large amounts of GIS data, has received a grant from the European Commission to develop a system to analyze satellite imagery of mining sites in Europe.

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12 August 2020
Firefly aims to debut its Alpha rocket for small satellites this fall

Firefly Aerospace’s advanced rocket for small satellites should be ready to launch for the first time this fall, company representatives said.

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30 June 2020
Firefly Aerospace uses rocket engine to light birthday candles

Let’s light that candle! The folks at Firefly Aerospace took a brief break from rocket development recently to fire up an engine in honor of co-founder Max Polyakov, who turned 43 years old Tuesday (June 30).

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10 May 2020
Firefly Aerospace Earns AS9100 Quality Certification

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.

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24 April 2020
Firefly Aerospace and Spaceflight Inc. sign Launch Services Agreement

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.

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20 April 2020
NewSpace Philosophies: Who, How, What?

The world is enthusiastically watching the development of the space industry.

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