Astra completes investigation and schedules next orbital launch attempt
Source: NASA Spaceflight
Date Published: 10/12/2021
Astra has completed the investigation into the terminated launch of LV0006 in August 2021. A propellant leak caused an engine failure at liftoff, resulting in insufficient thrust to achieve orbit. Design changes have been implemented to address the anomaly for Astra’s next rocket, LV0007.