Firefly’s Orbital Transfer Vehicle (OTV)

  • In-space propulsive third stage
  • Solar electric propulsion enables high delta-V missions
  • Potential applications include:
    • Orbit raising to GEO and beyond
    • Orbit phase or plane changes
    • Constellation deployments
    • Deorbiting the upper stage or satellite post mission
    • Providing a host platform/bus for missions lasting up to 5 years
  • Industry-standard interfaces mean the Firefly OTV can be used for a wide variety of payloads and launch vehicles
  • World-class team: Firefly is working with leaders in electric propulsion and small-satellite avionics to create a reliable and affordable platform