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LIVE: Astra Launches NASA's ELaNa 41 Mission

Astra is covering some expenses associated with producing this broadcast.The livestream will begin at approximately T-60 minutes until liftoff. As usual, sch...

SCRUB: Astra Scrubs Launch of NASA's ELaNa 41 Mission

Astra is covering some expenses associated with producing this broadcast.The livestream will begin at approximately T-60 minutes until liftoff. As usual, sch...

SCRUB: Astra Launch Attempt Scrubbed for NASA's ELaNa 41 Mission

Astra is covering some expenses associated with producing this broadcast.The livestream will begin at approximately T-60 minutes until liftoff. As usual, sch...

NASA's ELaNa 41 Mission

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ELaNa 41

Overview

Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Mission: Test Flight

Low Earth Orbit Space Launch Complex 46 Cape Canaveral, FL, USA Probability: 95%

Demonstration mission for NASA as part of the agency's CubeSat Launch Initiative. It includes 4 CubeSats developed by three universities and NASA’s John­son Space Center.

Updates

Jay • Feb. 10, 2022, 8:10 p.m.

Launch failure confirmed via webcast.


Jay • Feb. 10, 2022, 8 p.m.

Liftoff of Rocket 3.3 carrying 4 nanosats to orbit as part of NASA's 'Educational Launch of Nanosatellites' (ELaNa) program.


Jay • Feb. 9, 2022, 1:15 a.m.

T-0 confirmed by Astra


Astra Rocket 3

Family: Astra Rocket
Configuration: 3

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.

Specifications
  • Stages
    2
  • Length
    11.6 m
  • Diameter
    1.32 m
  • Fairing Diameter
  • Launch Mass
  • Thrust
    140 kN
Family
  • Name
    Astra Rocket 3
  • Family
    Astra Rocket
  • Variant
    3
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Astra Rocket 3
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
    $2500000
  • Low Earth Orbit
    100 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity
    25 kg

Astra Space

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Geoffrey Crowley Founded: 2005 Successes: 2 Failures: 5 Pending: 2

Agency Type: Commercial

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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