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FIREFLY ALPHA TERMINATED MID-FLIGHT

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VANDENBERG SPACE FORCE BASE, Calif. --

Space Launch Delta 30 terminated the Firefly Aerospace Inc., Alpha rocket over the Pacific Ocean at 7:01 p.m. Pacific Time after a successful lift off at 6:59 p.m. Pacific  Time from Space Launch Complex-2 at Vandenberg SFB Sept. 2.

There were no injuries associated with the anomaly.

A team of investigators will convene to determine the cause of the failure.

More information will be released as it becomes available,

For questions regarding the launch window or Vandenberg VSFB range operations, contact Space Launch Delta 30 Public Affairs at 805-606-3595 or 30sw.pa.workflow@us.af.mil.

For queries regarding the Firefly Aerospace, Inc., Alpha mission, contact Kim Jennett, Director of Marketing and Communications at kim.jennett@firefly.com.