Firefly Aerospace launching 4th-ever mission today: Watch it live

Firefly Aerospace plans to launch its fourth-ever mission today (Dec. 19), and you can watch the action live.

The company’s Alpha rocket is scheduled to lift off from California’s Vandenberg Space Force Base today during a 20-minute window that opens at 12:18 p.m. EST (1718 GMT; 9:18 a.m. local California time), kicking off a mission that Firefly calls “Fly the Lightning.”