NEXT SPACEFLIGHT

Status

Demo Flight

Launch Time
NET 2026

First test flight of Firefly's Medium Launch Vehicle, utilizing the same first stage used on Antares 330, a new Firefly-developed second stage with a single Miranda Vacuum engine, and a new payload fairing by Northrop Grumman.

Rocket

MLV
Image Credit: Firefly Aerospace
Firefly
Status: Planned
Liftoff Thrust: 7,161 kN
Payload to LEO: 16,000 kg
Stages: 2
Strap-ons: 0
Rocket Height: 58.0 m
Fairing Diameter: 5.2 m
Fairing Height: 15.0 m

Location

LP-0A, Wallops Flight Facility, Virginia, USA