Alpha • ELaNa 43

A Firefly Aerospace Alpha rocket launched a collection of eight CubeSats as part of NASA’s ELaNA 43 (Educational Launch of Nanosatellites 43) mission. Also nicknamed ‘Noise of Summer’ by Firefly, this will be the fifth launch of an Alpha rocket to date. The launch is part of the company’s Venture-Class Launch Services Demo 2 contract with NASA. Delayed from June 27, July 2 and July 3.