Tag Archives: ‘Firefly’

After a remarkable resurrection, Firefly may reach space in 2019

Enlarge / Testing a turbopump as the sun sets in Central Texas. (credit: Firefly) CEDAR PARK, Texas—Some four centuries ago, the sultan of the Ottoman Empire wearied of his bothersome neighbors in Eastern Europe. So Mehmed the Hunter, an Islamic holy warrior who reigned for four decades, wrote to the piratical Cossacks living in what is modern Ukraine and demanded ...

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Ron Glass, ‘Barney Miller’ and ‘Firefly’ actor, dies at 71

2016 has taken another talented individual. Ron Glass, Emmy-nominated actor known for his roles in sitcom Barney Miller and the sci-fi western Firefly, has died at age 71. Glass’ agent, Jeffrey Leavett, confirmed that the actor died of respiratory failure on Friday.  SEE ALSO: Florence Henderson, beloved mom from ‘The Brady Bunch,’ dies Glass’ prolific acting career, which spanned decades across ...

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