“During the first phase of the recovery, an abnormal situation occurred that resulted in the loss of a rocket,” the company said on Twitter.

Alpha experienced an anomaly during first stage ascent that resulted in the loss of the vehicle.

As we gather more information, additional details will be provided.

- Firefly Aerospace (@Firefly_Space) September 3, 2021

The company promised to provide details after collecting additional data.

Earlier it became known that the cargo ship Dragon, which is supposed to deliver cargo for the crew of the International Space Station (ISS), has successfully entered orbit.