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Astra Announces LV0007 Launch Window for the United States Space Force

Source of LV0006 engine abort discovered and design changes implemented ALAMEDA, California. October 12, 2021– Astra Space, Inc. (“Astra”) (Nasdaq: ASTR) today announced a commercial orbital launch on behalf of the United States Space Force. The launch vehicle, LV0007, will carry a test payload for the Space Test Program’s second…

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Launch and Learn: LV0006

At Astra, learning is a core value and integral part of our culture. This blog series is intended to share our approach to solving tough problems and the lessons we have learned, in an effort to contribute to our industry as we and others continue…

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Astra Conducts Test Launch

Alameda, CA. August 28, 2021. Astra Space, Inc. (“Astra”) (Nasdaq: ASTR) conducted a test launch of its launch vehicle, LV0006. The launch vehicle lifted off at 3:35PM PT on Saturday, August 28, 2021. One of the five main engines shut down less than one second…

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Q+A with Dr. Adam London, Astra Founder and CTO

We caught up with Dr. Adam London, Astra Founder and CTO, ahead of the upcoming launch window for LV0006, Astra’s third generation rocket, which begins on August 27, 2021. Keep reading to learn about our upgrades since the last launch and Astra's current goals as…

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On the Ground: Launch Vehicle 0006 Static Test

  “The hot fire test is the final test of the entire integrated launch system, where we get to test every single component of the rocket,” explains Chris Kemp, Astra’s Founder and CEO. “It allows us to make sure all of the upgrades work before…

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Lisa Nelson joins Astra Board of Directors

Technology and finance leader appointed to Audit Committee  Alameda, California. August 12, 2021. Astra Space, Inc. (“Astra”) (Nasdaq: ASTR), today announced that Lisa Nelson has been appointed to Astra’s Board of Directors and to the Company's Audit Committee, effective August 10, 2021. Nelson is an accomplished…

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Astra Announces Launch Contract with Spire Global

   Data and analytics company manifested for launch ALAMEDA, California — August 12, 2021. Astra Space, Inc. (“Astra”) (NASDAQ: ASTR), named Spire Global, Inc.,  as a launch customer, with plans to begin launching with Astra next spring. “Our platform requires regular and reliable access…

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Michèle Flournoy Joins Astra Board of Directors

Former Under Secretary of Defense joins Astra board as chair of nominating and corporate governance committee Alameda, California. August 11, 2021. Astra Space, Inc. (“Astra”) (Nasdaq: ASTR), today announced that Michèle Flournoy has been appointed to Astra’s Board of Directors and will chair the Board’s Nominating…

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