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Tom Markusic


Corporate Office

1320 Arrow Point Dr #109
Cedar Park, TX 78613
Tel: (512) 277-6959

Firefly Aerospace

Firefly Aerospace Inc. (“Firefly”), headquartered in Austin, TX, is committed to providing economical and convenient access to space for small payloads through the design, manufacture and operation of reliable launch vehicles. The Firefly team addresses the market’s need for flexible access to space with a “simplest/soonest” approach to technology selection. Firefly launch vehicles embody the insights of a diverse design team and leverage commercial off–the–shelf (COTS) components, manufactured by suppliers across the United States, to reduce risk, maximize reliability and minimize development time.

Led by CEO Tom Markusic and Max Polyakov, Firefly is majority owned by Noosphere Ventures, which has the resources to independently and fully fund Firefly through first launch. Firefly is on track to deliver a US solution for the 1,000 to 4,000 kg payload class to LEO by the end of 2020 for a starting price of $15M. Firefly is committed to doing its part to restore U.S. leadership in the small to medium launch market, and is establishing international offices and strategic partnerships to effectively serve the global market.


Alpha Rocket - Test What We Fly

3 months ago

Our team completed engine and stage testing on another Alpha rocket, and we are GO for launch integration. Firefly’s in-house, “test ...


FLTA002 Mission Recap: To the Black

4 months ago

On October 1, 2022, Firefly made history. We successfully launched into orbit on our second attempt. As we ramp up for more Alpha launc...


Flight 2 "To The Black"

8 months ago

On Oct 1st, 2022, Firefly Aerospace made history as we launched into orbit and successfully deployed all customer payloads on only our...


Teachers in Space -- Flight 2

8 months ago

Learn more about Teachers in Space and their mission Serenity that successfully launched on Firefly's first orbital mission FLTA002 "To...



8 months ago

Watch Firefly achieve orbit on their second attempt. Full success!...


Firefly Flight 2 -- Road to Success

1 year ago

Since our first test launch last September, we have been itching to get back to the pad. With the completion of acceptance testing of...


Flight 2 ATP

1 year ago

The Firefly team is laser-focused on reaching orbit this year. With the successful stage 2 hotfire today, both stages of our flight 2...