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Four years ago, Adam London and I quietly founded Astra with the bold mission to improve life on Earth from space. Our vision for a healthier and more connected planet has inspired the most talented team ever assembled to build a rocket that reached space…

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Astra Acquires Apollo Fusion to Reach New Orbits

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…

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Astra & Apollo: Reaching New Orbits Together

By Benjamin Lyon — Today, we announced that Astra will acquire Apollo Fusion. This acquisition enables Astra to efficiently deliver and operate throughout our solar system, and brings incredible technology and talent into our team. So, what is this all really about? At Astra we’re…

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Planet Labs: Using space to help life on Earth

By Chris Kemp — We are thrilled to be working with Planet Labs on a multi-launch mission in 2022. This is a milestone for both of our companies, and creates an important inflection point as we begin delivering launch services to our customers that are…

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NASA TROPICS: Astra’s first Earth Science mission

In February, NASA awarded Astra the launch contract for the TROPICS mission. This innovative Earth Science mission consists of a constellation of six small satellites that will observe tropical cyclones, aiming to improve the scientific community’s understanding of these dangerous weather events. To learn more…

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Meet the Team: Gio Greco

In his role as Vice President of Vehicle Engineering, Gio oversees Astra’s product engineering organization, designing, testing and certifying our rockets. Gio brings more than a decade of experience with spacecraft in addition to automotive and maritime engineering. What challenges are you looking forward to…

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Meet the Team: Pablo Gonzalez

As Astra brings on talent, we’ll profile new and veteran members of the Astra team and community who are working toward our mission to Improve Life on Earth from Space™. This week we speak with Pablo Gonzalez. Pablo recently joined us as Senior Vice President…

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Meet the Team: Matt Ganser

Matt recently joined Astra as VP of Business Operations, where he will lead Spaceport Services and Real Estate Services to ensure our customers have flexible and affordable launch options and Astra has the assets necessary to make daily space delivery possible. Matt’s career has focused…

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