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.
Pacific Spaceport Complex, Alaska, USA
8 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.
Administration: Geoffrey Crowley
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.