Episode 15: DOWNLINK--Firefly Space Systems

  • Spaceflight news
    • LDSD (YT)
    • Philae says hi! (NSF)
    • New Horizons nears Pluto system (closest approach July 14)
      • innovative heat management (YT)
    • SES wants to buy first reused F9 booster (Space News)
  • Questions, comments, corrections
  • Firefly Space Systems interview
  • Upcoming spaceflight events, brought to you by twitter.com/nextlaunch
    • @jsutherl asks for dates after name
      • June 28, 10:21am EDT: CRS-7
      • July 3, 12:55am ED: Progress M-28M
        • Webcast: http://www.nasa.gov/ntv
        • Docking 2 a.m, July 5
      • July 8: Star One C4 & MSG-4
        • Webcast: http://arianespace.tv/
Firefly Alpha

Firefly Alpha

A closeup of FRM-2

A closeup of FRM-2

A closeup of a single FRM-2 combustion module.

A closeup of a single FRM-2 combustion module.

Firefly Beta

Firefly Beta

An oblique view of Beta's aerospikes

An oblique view of Beta's aerospikes

A bottom view of Beta's aerospikes

A bottom view of Beta's aerospikes