Maiden Flight

Overview

Destination: None
Mission: Test Flight

LP-3B Kodiak Launch Complex, Alaska, USA Probability: 30%

This is the first orbital attempt of Astra Space small satellite launch vehicle. Rocket carries no payload for this flight.

Infographic

Geoff Barrett is an independent graphic artist that creates launch infographics for space flight events.

Astra Rocket 3.0

Family: Astra Rocket
Configuration: 3.0

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
  • Diameter
  • Fairing Diameter
  • Launch Mass
  • Thrust
Family
  • Name
    Astra Rocket 3.0
  • Family
    Astra Rocket
  • Variant
    3.0
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Astra Rocket 3.0
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
    100 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

Astra Space

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Geoffrey Crowley Founded: 2005 Successes: 0 Failures: 2 Pending: 3

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, currently working towards the first orbital launch of their Astra launch vehicle.

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