Tag Archives: Firefly Space Systems

Firefly tests aerospike engine

The competition heats up: Firefly Space Systems has successfully tested its aerospike engine.

They are, like Virgin Galactic and Rocket Lab, aiming for the smallsat market, and hope to fly their first launch by 2018.

Posted from Los Angeles, where I am stranded for the nighr because my flight to Tucson today was cancelled due to bad weather.