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STP-27AD2

Astra Rocket 3

Astra Space

Launch Status
Success

Mission

STP-27AD2

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.

Location

Launch Pad 3B

Pacific Spaceport Complex, Alaska, USA

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

Launch Pad 3B, Pacific Spaceport Complex, Alaska, USA

Rocket

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.

Agency

Astra Space

Type: Commercial
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
8 months ago

Make this test flight a winner AS you deserve it .
Light this candle for the whole world to see.

Jon
Jon
7 months ago

Get it Alaska! 🚀 To Infinity, and Beyond!

Ken & Judy
Ken & Judy
7 months ago

Lucky number 7 nominal launch. Well done to all the Astra team members .
Great coverage and we look forward to future launches .