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Firefly Aerospace successfully reaches orbit, deploys payloads

Firefly Aerospace’s Alpha FLTA002 mission successfully reached orbit and deployed customer payloads, lifting off on Oct. 1, 2022, at 12:01...

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By Aerotech News • October 3, 2022 11:16 am
Featured Asteroid Didymos (top left) and its moonlet, Dimorphos, about 2.5 minutes before the impact of NASA's DART spacecraft. The image was taken by the on board DRACO imager from a distance of 570 miles. This image was the last to contain a complete view of both asteroids. Didymos is roughly 2,500 feet in diameter; Dimorphos is about 525 feet in length. Didymos' and Dimorphos' north is toward the top of the image. (Photo by NASA/Johns Hopkins APL photograph)
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