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Firefly’s New Transformative Leadership

The Firefly Reaver engine being tested.

After nearly a year, Firefly Aerospace is slated to finally make their second launch attempt of a their Alpha rocket. Originally scheduled for July 17th, their new mission, “To the Black,” is scheduled to launch Sunday, September 11th. It isn’t just a new rocket; in many ways, it’s a whole new Firefly, one that might be on the cusp of radical transformation. This page is …

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Firefly’s upcoming high-stakes launch attempt

Reaver-B engine test. Credit: Firefly Aerospace

Firefly Aerospace is taking its second shot at getting into orbit. Their second Firefly Alpha launch attempt, named “To the Black,” is scheduled for launch on July 17th. And while launch attempts are always high-stakes, the stakes for “To The Black” couldn't be higher.  Firefly’s future may depend on its success. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, …

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Canadian spaceport one step closer with Maritime Launch Services securing $10.5 million in funding

MLS artist rendering of the vertical launch area

SpaceQ has learned that Maritime Launch Services will announce tomorrow that it has secured $10.5 million in financing led by Power One Capital Markets Limited and Primary Capital Inc. enabling construction to begin for a Canadian spaceport in Nova Scotia in what would be Canada's first orbital launch facility. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, …

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Canadian Spaceport Report – Northern Private Capital expressed an interest in Nova Scotia spaceport

Canadian Spaceport Report - From left to right: Joseph Hasay, United Paradyne; Andrew Lapham, Northern Private Capital; and Steve Matier, Maritime Launch Services (MLS)

This is the first edition of the Canadian Spaceport Report, the renamed report for our previous series we called the Canadian Spaceport Launch Vehicle Power Rankings. Among the updates in this report is news concerning Maritime Launch Services (MLS) and we've also learned that Northern Private Capital visited Yuzhnoye Design Office with MLS. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven …

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The Canadian spaceport launch vehicle year end rankings

Artist illustration: MLS launch from the Nova Scotia spaceport

As 2020 comes to an end and we publish our 3rd edition of the Canadian Spaceport Launch Vehicle Power Rankings, we ask ourselves is the glass half empty or half full? That perception is up to you. Event though it's been a very difficult year with the COVID-19 pandemic sweeping across the globe, there are signs for optimism. It's also a time for the government …

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Good and bad news in 2nd spaceport launch vehicle rankings

Yuzhnoye RD-861K Engine test on June 26, 2020 for the Cyclone 4M

In this, the second edition of the Canadian Spaceport Launch Vehicle Power Rankings, we've got good and bad news to share including updates from C6 Launch, Yuzhnoye, Astra Space, a Canada - US Technology Safeguards Agreement and more. The preamble Canada does not have a spaceport. So why bother creating a Canadian Spaceport Launch Vehicle Power Rankings? You can read our full reasoning behind the …

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