Astra Rocket 3
Type: Test Flight
Launch Cost: $2,500,000
Space Force test payload contracted through the Defense Innovation Unit’s Other Transaction Agreement with Astra Space.
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Launch Pad 3B
Pacific Spaceport Complex, Alaska, USA
9 rockets have launched from Pacific Spaceport Complex, Alaska, USA.
Astra Rocket 3 – Astra Space
- Family: Astra Rocket
- Length: 11.6 m
- Diameter: 1.32 m
- Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 100 kg
The Astra Rocket 3 was manufactured by Astra Space with the first launch on 2020-09-12. Astra Rocket 3 has 2 successful launches and 5 failed launches with a total of 7 launches. Astra Rocket 3.0 is the third version and first orbital version of Astra Space’s small satellite launch vehicle. It is designed to carry 100kg in LEO.
Astra Space – AS
- Type: Commercial
- Abbreviation: AS
- Administration: CEO: Chris Kemp
- Founded: 2005
- Launchers: Rocket 3.3
- Country: USA
Astra Space is a launch vehicle company based in San Francisco, California, that develops pump-fed, liquid bipropellant propulsion engines for DARPA and NASA as well as their Astra Rocket launch vehicle.
Astra rocket still a new born , has potential once out of the cradle .
Good luck , AS and go Space Force keeping outer space free .
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well let hope for the sake of the retail share holders, who dont already have life time money, they get it together
90% business fail because of managers ..not the weather.. sadly the managers won’t walk away empty handed , just the retail investors that helped finance them.
It’s a shame! They used to actually dress appropriately back in the day!
Never mind its not a complete failure the data gained will prepare for next launch.
Chins up folks and let’s move on thats the spirit for a involved in space exploration .