Firefly’s Alpha rocket explodes shortly after launch from Vandenberg Space Force Base

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. After it took off, the rocket exploded in about three minutes. — Firefly Aerospace (@Firefly_Space) September 3, 2021 Tim Dodd, whose goes by Everyday Astronaut on Twitter and has … Continue reading Firefly’s Alpha rocket explodes shortly after launch from Vandenberg Space Force Base