Astra will attempt a second test flight of Rocket 3.0 following an unsuccessful first flight
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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.
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.INFO WIKI
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Small launch vehicle developer Astra fell just short of reaching orbit on its second launch attempt Dec. 15, but it is “beyond ecstatic” with the launch.
Just three months after their first try at reaching orbit fell short, Astra has returned to the Pacific Spaceport Complex in Kodiak, Alaska. The improved Rocket 3.2 launch vehicle is scheduled to make its own attempt on Friday, December 11…