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STP-27AD1

Astra Rocket 3

Astra Space

Launch Status
Failure

Mission


STP-27AD1

  • Type: Test Flight
  • Orbit: Polar Orbit
  • Launch Cost: $2,500,000

Space Force test payload contracted through the Defense Innovation Unit’s Other Transaction Agreement with Astra Space.

Location


Launch Pad 3B

Pacific Spaceport Complex, Alaska, USA

Launch Pad 3B has witnessed the launch of 5 rockets, including 5 orbital launch attempts, while Pacific Spaceport Complex, Alaska, USA, has been the site for 9 rocket launches.

Launch Pad 3B

Rocket


Astra Space Astra Rocket 3

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 Rocket 3

Agency


Astra Space

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 Space
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Ken & Judy O
Ken & Judy O' Neill
2 years ago

Astra rocket still a new born , has potential once out of the cradle .
Good luck , AS and go Space Force keeping outer space free .

James Oldham
James Oldham
2 years ago

It’s a shame! They used to actually dress appropriately back in the day!

Ken & Judy O
Ken & Judy O'Neill
2 years ago

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 .