The 30-meter long rocket is designed to carry payloads of up to 1,000 kilograms into orbit. kg. Each launch costs about $15 million for Firefly Aerospace.
Initially, the orbital test of the Alpha missile was smooth.
However, after 2.5 minutes. Firefly Aerospace began noticing anomalies and an amazing explosion occurred.
The explosion can be seen in the video below:
Fortunately, nothing serious happened. “At Firefly, our focus has always been on the safety of our employees, partners and the public. We are pleased to report that no one was injured as a result of the violations,” the company said in a statement.
Firefly Aerospace was also among the companies selected by NASA for its application Future missions to the moon.
Źródło: Firefly Aerospace, YouTube, TT
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