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STP-27AD1

Astra Rocket 3

Astra Space

Launch Status
Failure

Mission

STP-27AD1

Type: Test Flight

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

Launch Location

Launch Pad 3B

Pacific Spaceport Complex, Alaska, USA

7 rockets have launched from Pacific Spaceport Complex, Alaska, USA.

Rocket

Astra Rocket 3

Length: 11.6 meters
Diameter: 1.32 meters
First Launch: September 12, 2020

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.

The Astra Rocket 3 rocket has been launched a total of 4 times with 1 successful and 3 failed launches.

Agency

Astra Space

Abbreviation: AS
Administration: Geoffrey Crowley
Founded: 2005
Launchers: 213

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.

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Ken & Judy O
Ken & Judy O' Neill
5 months 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 .

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Astra to Kick Off Multilaunch Orbital Demo With Space Force; Chris Kemp Quoted - ExecutiveBiz
5 months ago

[…] payload will be integrated into the Astra Rocket 3.0, the first orbital version of the company’s small satellite launch vehicle that can carry a […]

dishwasher
dishwasher

well let hope for the sake of the retail share holders, who dont already have life time money, they get it together

dishwasher
dishwasher

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.

James Oldham
James Oldham
4 months ago

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

Ken & Judy O
Ken & Judy O'Neill
4 months 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 .