Firefly Alpha Rocket Launch: Explosion On Inaugural Test Launch

Firefly Alpha Rocket Launch: Recently, The First test flight of Firefly Aerospace’s Alpha was a takeoff from Vandenberg Space Force Base in California but it explodes during the first launch. The Alpha rocket exploded within 2.5 minutes after lifting at 6:59 p.m. The vehicle appeared to lose control and tumble moments before the fiery explosion.

Firefly confirmed the failure in a tweet: “Alpha experienced an anomaly during first stage ascent that resulted in the loss of the vehicle. As we gather more information, additional details will be provided.”

The Alpha rocket(Firefly Alpha Rocket Launch) is designed to lift up to 2,200 pounds (1,000 kilograms) into a low-altitude orbit, or up to 1,388 pounds (630 kilograms) of payload to a 310-mile-high (500-kilometer) sun-synchronous polar orbit.

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