Astra’s latest launch for NASA also ends in failure

Astra changes strategy and ditches current rocket in the wake of launch debacles

Rocket launch company Astra isn’t starting out with the best track record, after its latest mission for NASA ended in failure — just a few months after its last rocket carrying payloads for the agency failed to reach orbit. The TROPICS mission included two CubeSats intended to join NASA’s existing constellation by the same name. […]

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