Astra Awarded Orbital Services Program (OSP)-4 Contract by the Space Force

Contract accelerates rapid and responsive launch for Department of Defense Alameda, CA. August 9, 2021. Astra Space, Inc. (“Astra”) (Nasdaq: ASTR), today announced the award of the Orbital Services Program (OSP)-4 Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract from the Rocket Systems Launch Program (RSLP) of the Space Force. OSP-4…

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Astra Announces Multi-Launch Contract and First Launch with Department of Defense

Space Force expected to fly demonstration launch no earlier than August 27th      Alameda, CA. August 5, 2021. Astra Space, Inc. (“Astra”) (Nasdaq: ASTR), today announced a launch window beginning August 27, 2021 for its first commercial orbital launch with the United States Space Force. Following this launch, Astra is under contract to perform…

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Nasdaq, we have liftoff!

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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