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Astra Space Places Satellites into Orbit for First Time
Rocket 3.3 lifts off from Kodiak Island on March 15, 2022. (Credit: Astra Space/ webcast)

by Douglas Messier
Managing Editor

Astra Space placed satellites into the orbit for the first time on Tuesday, marking a return to flight after a launch failure last month destroyed four CubeSats.

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  • March 15, 2022
Astra Space Scrubs Launch, Reschedules for Tuesday
Astra Rocket LV0008 after liftoff. (Credit: Brady Kenniston/Astra)

Astra Space scrubbed the ninth launch of its Rocket 3.3 booster from the Pacific Spaceport Complex –Alaska on Monday due to bad weather. The company is now targeting Tuesday, March 15 at 9:22 AM PDT (12:22 p.m. EDT) for the Astra-1 mission for Spaceflight Inc. Live stream will begin at T-45 minutes at

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  • March 14, 2022