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Firefly Aerospace Names Former GE Senior Executive Dan Fermon as Chief Operating Officer

Appointment positions Firefly for continued rapid expansion and growth CEDAR PARK, Texas – November 2, 2022 –Firefly Aerospace (“Firefly” or “the Company”), a new space leader in launch, spacecraft, and in-space services, today announced that it has appointed Dan Fermon, a veteran operating leader with decades of experience leading teams in highly technical industries and primarily

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Firefly Aerospace Adds Former NASA Administrator James Bridenstine to its Advisory Board

CEDAR PARK, Texas, Oct. 24, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Firefly Aerospace (“Firefly” or “the Company”), a new space leader in launch, spacecraft, and in-space services, announced today that former NASA Administrator James Bridenstine, who led the space agency in advancing its aeronautics, science and space exploration objectives, will be joining the Company’s Advisory Board, effective immediately.  “We’re honored to welcome Jim,

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Firefly Aerospace Adds Chris Emerson, Longtime Aerospace Industry Leader and Former Airbus Executive, to its Board of Directors

CEDAR PARK, Texas, Oct. 20, 2022  /PRNewswire/ — Firefly Aerospace (“Firefly” or “the Company”), a new space leader in launch, spacecraft, and in-space services, announced today that Chris Emerson, a seasoned industry leader with decades of aerospace expertise, has joined the Company’s Board of Directors, effective immediately. “Chris is a respected leader with an extensive background in aerospace and defense,

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Firefly Aerospace Successfully Reaches Orbit and Deploys Customer Payloads with its Alpha Rocket

Alpha becomes the first and only orbit-ready US rocket in the 1300kg payload vehicle class CEDAR PARK, Texas – October 3, 2022 – Firefly Aerospace, a new space leader in launch, spacecraft, and in-space services, announced that its Alpha FLTA002 mission successfully reached orbit and deployed customer payloads, lifting off on October 1 at 12:01am PST

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NASA Selects Firefly Space Transport Services (STS) as a Launch Provider for Venture Class Acquisition of Dedicated and Rideshare (VADR) Missions

Contract awarded based on sole source request from NASA to satisfy the need for multiple spacecraft providers in the 500–1000 kg range CEDAR PARK, TX, September 14th, 2022 – Firefly Space Transport Services (STS), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Firefly Aerospace, Inc, announced today that the company has been selected by the National Aeronautics and Space

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Firefly Aerospace Names Bill Weber as CEO

Experienced A&D Executive to Lead Firefly’s Next Phase of Expansive Growth Cedar Park, TX, September 1, 2022 – Firefly Aerospace (“Firefly” or “Company”), an emerging leader in economical launch vehicles, spacecraft, and in-space services, announced today that long-time aerospace and defense executive, Bill Weber, has been named the Company’s CEO, effective immediately. Firefly is a

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Northrop Grumman Teams with Firefly Aerospace to Develop Antares Rocket Upgrade and New Medium Launch Vehicle

CHANDLER, Ariz. – Aug. 8, 2022 – Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) and Firefly Aerospace have joined forces to provide an American-built first-stage upgrade for the Antares rocket and a new medium launch vehicle to serve commercial, civil and national security space launch markets.  “Through our collaboration, we will first develop a fully domestic version

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AE Industrial Partners Leads $75 Million Series B Growth Equity Investment in Firefly Aerospace, a Leading Provider of Launch and In-Space Vehicles

AEI Concurrently Closes its Previously Announced Strategic Investment in Firefly Aerospace BOCA RATON, FL, March 22, 2022 – AE Industrial Partners, LP (“AEI”), a U.S-based private equity firm specializing in aerospace, defense and government services, space, power and utility services, and specialty industrial markets, announced today that it led a $75 million Series B financing