Firefly's Fly the Lightning Mission Launches from Vandenberg

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  • By Airman 1st Class Ryan Quijas
  • Space Launch Delta 30 Public Affairs
Firefly Aerospace’s Alpha FLTA004 rocket launches from Space Launch Complex 2 at 9:32 a.m. PST at Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif., Dec. 22, 2023. Space Launch Delta 30 Guardians and Airmen provided vital spaceport capabilities in support of the Firefly Aerospace mission, called Fly the Lightning, which was carrying a payload for Lockheed Martin. (U.S. Space Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ryan Quijas)