Firefly Aerospace Launches US Space Force Responsive Mission

18 September 2023
GeoSpatial World

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Firefly Aerospace has successfully launched its Alpha rocket and deployed the VICTUS NOX spacecraft following a 24-hour notice to complete final payload operations and mission preparations.

The mission advances the nation’s capability to rapidly respond to on-orbit needs during a conflict or in response to a national security threat.

The success of the mission not only proves a key aspect of the United States’ TacRS capability but provides true utility to the warfighter.