Firefly Space Systems Releases Payload User’s Guide

firefly_space_systems_logoCEDAR PARK, Texas, July 16, 2015 (Firefly PR) — Firefly Space Systems, Inc., developers of dedicated launchers for the small satellite market, announced today the release of its Payload User’s Guide for its Alpha vehicle. Alpha represents a revolution in small satellite launcher design. It’s the first vehicle in a scalable family of launchers specifically designed to address the diverse needs of customers in the fast-growing worldwide small satellite market.

The Payload User’s Guide will provide Firefly’s customers with critical, in-depth information detailing the operations and capabilities of its Alpha vehicle. As the company’s customers begin the process of planning their respective small satellite missions, the Payload User’s Guide will enable them to prepare more effectively and efficiently.

“This is another important milestone for Firefly. It demonstrates our continued focus and progress on reimagining the entire customer launch experience,” said Firefly Co-Founder PJ King. “Not only from the perspective of dedicated low-cost launch, but also by listening closely to customers to insure we provide the professional, streamlined experience that they deserve. Our Payload User’s Guide is another step forward in that direction.”

VP of Business Development Maureen Gannon added that, “We have two overriding goals at Firefly. The first is to provide our customers with revolutionary launch vehicles. The second is to deliver every single customer tailored, world-class service. Our Payload User’s Guide, combined with our team’s track record and experience in developing launch vehicles and satellites, is another example of our commitment to designing a vehicle driven by customer needs.”


Firefly is a ground-based small satellite launch company located in Cedar Park, TX.The Firefly team consists of highly experienced aerospace engineers that have spent the better part of the past decade working at various New Space companies, including Elon Musk’s SpaceX, Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin and Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic.