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The Economy of Space

September 22, 2022

From the Moon to Mars and one day far beyond, our once small steps are growing into greater strides, and…

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Q+A with Doug Kunzman, Vice President of Test and Launch Engineering and Operations

September 12, 2022

As Astra brings on talent, we’ll highlight new and veteran members of the Astra team and community who are working…

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Astra Announces Spacecraft Engine Contract with Airbus OneWeb Satellites

August 29, 2022

ALAMEDA, CA — August 29, 2022. Astra Space, Inc. (“Astra”) (Nasdaq: ASTR), a provider of space products and launch services…

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On-Orbit Validation of the Astra Spacecraft Engine™

August 18, 2022

By Matthew Gill PhD, Senior Systems Engineer The first Astra Spacecraft Engine™ reached orbit on June 30, 2021 aboard Spaceflight’s…

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TROPICS Mission Represents a Breakthrough in Tropical Storm Observation

June 10, 2022

By Amisha Prakash, Lead Mission Manager  Today Astra received its launch license for the TROPICS-1 launch, the first of three…

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Governor Newsom Visits Astra — Highlights California’s Investments in Innovation

June 1, 2022

ALAMEDA — Governor Gavin Newsom early last week visited Astra Space, Inc. (Astra) in Alameda to highlight the economic and…

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Astra Spacetech Day 2022 Recap

May 24, 2022

Photo by Brady Kenniston. On May 12, 2022, Astra hosted our inaugural Spacetech Day at our headquarters and factory in…

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Astra Spacetech Day 2022 — Webcast

May 13, 2022   Don't miss the webcast of our inaugural Spacetech Day on May 12, 2022. We believe that the space…

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Astra Looks to Expand Launch Capacity with SaxaVord UK Spaceport

May 10, 2022

SaxaVord UK Spaceport expected to accelerate Astra’s launch cadence in 2023. ALAMEDA, CA — May 10, 2022. Astra Space, Inc.…

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How We Launch: What It Takes to Prepare for an Orbital launch

May 6, 2022

By Donald Allen, Senior Director, Program Management—Operations We are frequently asked: "When is the next launch?" As the Lead Program…


Astra Announces Electric Propulsion System Contract with LeoStella

April 12, 2022

ALAMEDA, CA – April 12, 2022. Astra Space, Inc. (“Astra”) (Nasdaq: ASTR) and LeoStella LLC (“LeoStella”) today announced a contract…

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LV0009 Launch Recap: Demonstrating Operational Progress

April 7, 2022

By Bryson Gentile, Vice President of Operations On March 15, 2022, Astra successfully delivered 22 satellites to a circular sun-synchronous orbit…