Look inside Firefly Space as rocket builder prepares for second launch

Aerospace company Firefly is preparing for the second orbital launch attempt of its Alpha rocket, as the project looks to build the foundation of its business. “Firefly aims to be the next SpaceX, a highly transformative space carrier,” Tom Markusic, CEO of Firefly told CNBC. The company recently gave CNBC an inside look at its … Read more

Rocket builder Astra reaches orbit for the first time

The LV0007 rocket lifted off during the company’s first successful orbital launch from Kodiak, Alaska on November 20, 2021. Astra / NASASpaceflight Astra Space first reached orbit on Saturday with its LV0007 rocket, joining a small group of privately-funded companies that have achieved the feat. The company launched the rocket, which carried a test payload … Read more