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  • Firefly’s Alpha Rocket Put a Satellite in the Wrong Orbit

    Firefly’s Alpha Rocket Put a Satellite in the Wrong Orbit

    Following a successful liftoff, Firefly’s Alpha rocket seems to have misplaced its payload due to a second stage anomaly. The small rocket launched on Friday, December 22, at 12:32 p.m. ET from the Vandenberg Space Force Base in California. The mission, called “Fly the Lightning,” was carrying a satellite developed by Lockheed Martin to test…