How Ex-SpaceX Engineers Are Fueling The Space Race With Firefly

By William Chanatry

The rocket business is heating up and one startup has grand ambitions of following SpaceX to orbit. With a team comprised of industry veterans, Firefly Aerospace wants to be a dominant launch provider in the growing small satellite market. While the rewards are great, the risk are high. The company already suffered through a bankruptcy and is still trying to reach orbit. Does it have what it takes to become the next SpaceX?

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