Astra Rocket 3
Type: Earth Science
Launch Cost: $2,500,000
First two operational (TROPICS-02 & TROPICS-03) satellites for NASA’s Time-Resolved Observations of Precipitation Structure and Storm Intensity with a Constellation of SmallSats (TROPICS) mission.
The CubeSats are designed to provide rapid-refresh microwave measurements that can be used to determine temperature, pressure, and humidity inside hurricanes as they form and evolve.
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Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
921 rockets have launched from Cape Canaveral, FL, USA.
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.