PREFIRE Launch Announcement!

Published on 30 Aug 2023 | Erin Hokanson Wagner

Conceptual rendering of PREFIRE CubeSats in orbit. Credit: NASA

NASA has selected the launch provider for the PREFIRE mission. Rocket Lab USA Inc. of Long Beach, California will launch both PREFIRE CubeSats during the spring of 2024. The first PREFIRE CubeSat launch is nominally scheduled for May 1, 2024, and the launch of the other PREFIRE CubeSat is scheduled for May 15, 2024. For more details, see the announcement on NASA’s website -

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