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Astra rocket fails after early engine shutdown

Astra rocket fails after early engine shutdown

Source: Spaceflight Now
Date Published: 08/29/2021

Astra’s small satellite launcher suffered an engine failure just after liftoff from Alaska Saturday, causing the rocket to tilt sideways before recovering and climbing into the upper atmosphere with its four remaining engines. The rocket later veered from its flight corridor, and the range safety officer issued a flight termination command before the mission reached orbit.

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