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California-based aerospace company Astra Space has again performed a test flight . Astra Space’s rocket company, serial number LV0007, co-founded by Chris Kemp, managed to enter orbit minutes minutes after a launch on November 20.

Astra’s rocket carried payloads for the Space Test Program under a contract through the US Space Force’s Defense Innovation Unit. This initiative, which took place on November 20, was the company’s fourth attempt .

Astra Space succeeded on fourth attempt

Astra Space has previously performed in March, September and December of 2020 and in August Attempts to launch in 2021 failed due to technical glitches . After flights that did not go as planned for various reasons, the company’s successful flight took place on 20 November.

The first successful flight of Astra Space , which is among the space companies that successfully reached orbit, was the launch of Launch Vehicle 0007 (LV0007) carrying a test payload for the US military at 01:16 in Alaska on Saturday. took off from the Pacific Spaceport Complex on Kodiak Island . In flight proceeding as planned, Rocket 3.3 9 minutes later landed in orbit 500 kilometers above Earth .

Astra Space’s test flight:

Astra Space company that succeeded in reaching orbit, The space company series Virgin Orbit, which managed to reach a special rokedollarse orbit, joined SpaceX and Rocket Lab. The launch of the company’s flight on November 20 was broadcast simultaneously on the YouTube channel NASASpaceflight .

Chris Kemp, CEO of Astra Space, stressed that hard work after failures and repeatedly try leads to success . Company founder Kemp said in a live broadcast during the launch of the flight, “Our team has worked hard on this for many years. We are just getting started , we have 8, 9 and 10 rocket series that we continue to produce” . Astra Space Executives have announced that they plan to launch the next vehicle, the LV0008 , before the end of this year .


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