Firefly Aerospace Inc. (“Firefly”), is an American aerospace company headquartered in Cedar Park, TX. They are committed to providing economical and convenient access to space for small payloads through the design, manufacture and operation of reliable launch and spacecraft vehicles.
Since first partnering with Cedar Park in 2014, Firefly Aerospace has expanded its venture to include rocket systems and lunar landers. In February 2021, Firefly was awarded a $93.3 million contract by NASA to deliver payload to the moon in 2023.
City Council approved an agreement with Firefly Aerospace on May 27, 2021. Firefly Aerospace has purchased 45,000-square-feet in the Scottsdale Crossing Technology Center representing a capital investment of $6,000,000. They will create 682 new jobs with an average salary of $90,000.