Astra Hires IBM Watson and Apple Veteran Stratos Davlos to Lead Software

June 16, 2021

Astra announced today that Stratos Davlos joined the company as Senior Vice President of Software. Davlos has extensive background in artificial intelligence and machine learning with senior leadership roles at IBM Watson and Apple. “Stratos is a proven leader with the creativity to redefine how our data creates a competitive advantage for Astra” Davlos will…

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Holicity Inc. Announces Effectiveness of Registration Statement for Proposed Business Combination with Astra Space, Inc.

June 8, 2021

Special Meeting Scheduled for June 30, 2021 NEW YORK & ALAMEDA, Calif.— Holicity Inc., a Delaware corporation (the “Company”) (Nasdaq: HOLUU, HOL, HOLUW), announced today that its registration statement on Form S-4 (File No. 333-255703) (as amended, the “Registration Statement”), relating to the previously announced business combination (the “Business Combination”) with Astra Space, Inc. (“Astra”),…

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Astra Acquires Apollo Fusion to Reach New Orbits

June 7, 2021

ALAMEDA, Calif. — June 7. Astra, the fastest privately funded company in history to reach space, announced today its planned acquisition of Apollo Fusion in a transaction valued up to $145 million. Apollo Fusion manufactures a leading electric propulsion engine. This acquisition allows Astra to provide launch and space services beyond low Earth orbit (LEO),…

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Astra Announces Multi-Launch Contract with Planet

May 19, 2021

ALAMEDA, Calif. — May 19. Astra, the fastest privately funded company in history to reach space, named Planet, the leading provider of global, daily satellite imagery and geospatial solutions, as a holder of a multi-launch contract, with plans to begin launching in the near future. Astra also shared plans to launch payloads up to 500kg…

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Astra CFO to Participate in Upcoming Virtual Investor Event

May 13, 2021

ALAMEDA, Calif. May, 13, 2021–Astra Space Inc. (“Astra”), the fastest privately-funded company in history to demonstrate orbital launch capability, today announced that Kelyn Brannon, CFO, will participate in the Susquehanna Space Industry Conference. Astra and Holicity Inc. (Nasdaq: HOL), a publicly-traded special purchase acquisition company, announced a proposed business combination on February 2, 2021. The…

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Astra Investor Day 2021

April 14, 2021

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Astra to Hold Investor Day on April 14, 2021

March 31, 2021

Astra Space Inc. (“Astra”), the fastest privately-funded company in history to demonstrate orbital launch capability, today announced that it will host a virtual Investor Day on Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at 8:00 a.m. PT (11:00 a.m. ET). Astra and Holicity Inc. (Nasdaq: HOL), a special purpose acquisition company, announced a proposed business combination on February…

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Canaccord Genuity 2nd Annual NewSpace Summit: Rising Stars of NewSpace

March 24, 2021

ALAMEDA, Calif. — Astra Space Inc. (“Astra”), the fastest privately-funded company in history to demonstrate orbital launch capability, today announced that Chris Kemp, co-founder and CEO, will participate in the Canaccord Genuity 2nd Annual NewSpace Summit on March 30th, 2021. Chris will join the “Rising Stars of NewSpace” panel hosted by Ken Herbert, CG Space…

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BofA Securities Space, Transportation, Aviation, and Autos Research Summit

March 19, 2021

ALAMEDA, Calif. March, 18, 2021–Astra Space Inc. (“Astra”), the fastest privately-funded company in history to demonstrate orbital launch capability, today announced that Chris Kemp, co-founder and CEO, will participate in the BofA Securities Space, Transportation, Aviation, and Autos Research Summit (STAARS 2021). Astra and Holicity Inc. (Nasdaq: HOL), a publicly-traded special purchase acquisition company, announced…

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33rd Annual Roth Conference – Astra Presentation

March 12, 2021

ALAMEDA, Calif.–Astra Space Inc. (“Astra”), the fastest privately-funded company in history to demonstrate orbital launch capability, today announced that Chris Kemp, co-founder and CEO, will participate in the Roth Capital Partners 33rd Annual Growth Stock Conference. Astra and Holicity Inc. (Nasdaq: HOL), a publicly-traded special purchase acquisition company, announced a proposed business combination on February…

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Astra Management Presentation at the Deutsche Bank Annual Media, Internet & Telecom Conference

March 5, 2021

ALAMEDA, Calif. — Astra Space Inc. (“Astra”), the fastest privately-funded company in history to demonstrate orbital launch capability, today announced that Chris Kemp, co-founder and CEO, will participate in two upcoming investor events. Astra and Holicity Inc. (Nasdaq: HOL), a publicly-traded special purchase acquisition company, announced a proposed business combination on February 2, 2021. The…

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Astra to become the first publicly traded space launch company on NASDAQ via merger with Holicity

February 2, 2021

BlackRock-managed funds and accounts lead investment in Astra to launch a new generation of space services to improve life on Earth ALAMEDA, Calif., February 2, 2021 – Astra, the fastest privately-funded company in history to demonstrate orbital launch capability, and Holicity Inc. (NASDAQ: HOL) (“Holicity”), a special purpose acquisition company (“SPAC”), today announced a definitive…

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