OTB-2

OTB-2

Alpha TBD - 2024

Firefly Aerospace is scheduled to launch a Alpha rocket as part of the OTB-2 Mission from SLC-2W, Vandenberg SFB California, USA.

Last updated: May 10, 2024

Launch Information

Launch Information

Launch Vehicle Details

Mission NameOTB-2
Launch SiteSLC-2W, Vandenberg SFB, California, USA
Launch VehicleAlpha
AgencyFirefly Aerospace
Launch DateTBD - 2024
OTB-2 (Orbital Test Bed 2) is a small satellite operated by General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems Group (GA-EMS) to host several experiments from different customers. The mission was originally to host NASAs MAIA instrument, but this contract was terminated.

Launch Vehicle - Alpha

Height29 m (95 ft)
Diameter1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Mass54000 Kg (119000 lb)
Stages2
Payload To LEO1030 Kg (2270 lb)
Payload To SSO630 Kg (1390 lb)
Fairing Diameter2.2 m 7.2 ft
Thrust736 kN
Sun Synchronous Capacity630 Kg
PropellantRP-1 / LOX
Propellant FeedTurbopump
Engine2