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Astra Rocket



Privately developed by Astra Space Inc of Alameda, California.

The company is focused on building rockets quickly, in assembly-line fashion "like people build cars,"

Astra Rocket launches


# Launch id Payload Launch date Site Type Status (orbit in perigee x apogee x inc. x period)
1 n/a   21 Jul 2018   1 Failure: terminated short after launch
2 n/a   29 Nov 2018   2 Failure: failed shortly after launch
      23 Mar 2020     Failure
3 n/a   2 Sep 2020   3.1 Failure: terminated short after launch
4 n/a Astra Test Payload 15 Dec 2020 at 20:55 UT K 3.2 Failure: did not reach orbit velocity
5 n/a STP 27DA1 28 Aug 2021 at 22:35 UT K 3.3 Failure: explosion in one of the first stage's motors
6 21108 STP 27DA2 20 Nov 2021 at 06:04 UTC K 3.3 438 x 507 km x 86.01°
7 n/a Elana 41 mission:
Bama 1 (3U)
Inca (3U)
Qubesat (2U)
R5-S1 (3U)
10 Feb 2022 at 20:00 UTC   3.3 Failure: first stage shutdown caused by an electrical issue
8 22026 S4 Crossover (6U attached)
K: OreSat0
Spacebee 112 to 127
Spacebee NZ 11 to 14
15 Mar 2022 at 16:22 UTC K 3.3 525 km x 97.5°
Notes: V for Vandenberg, C for Cape Canaveral, K for Kodiak Island, Alaska launches


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