Firefly Alpha Liftoff Failure Caused by Premature Engine Shutdown Written 7 September 2021


The first rocket launched by private aerospace company Firefly explodes just minutes after launching from Vandenberg Space Force Base in California. | Credit: YouTube screengrab; News Alert; YouTube

Space News reported that Firefly Aerospace announced Sunday its Alpha rocket failed “when one of its first-stage engines shut down seconds after liftoff.”
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