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Astra Rocket-3 Test Payload

Astra Rocket-3 Test Payload are vehicle evaluation payloads for the maiden flights of the Astra Rocket-3 rocket.

The flights carried no real payload, only the instrumented upper stage was to be put into orbit.

The Astra Rocket-3.0 mission was destroyed on 23 March 2020 during a launch pad accident.

The Astra Rocket-3.1 mission was lost in the actual first orbital attempt on 12 September 2020.

Nation: USA
Type / Application: Vehicle evaluation
Operator: Astra Space Inc.
Contractors: Astra Space Inc.
Equipment:
Configuration: Instrumented uper stage
Propulsion:
Power: Batteries
Lifetime:
Mass:
Orbit:
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
Astra Rocket-3.0 2020-E01 (23.03.2020) Kd LP-3B F% Astra Rocket-3 destroyed in static fire accident
Astra Rocket-3.1 2020-F07 12.09.2020 Kd LP-3B F Astra Rocket-3
Astra Rocket-3.2 - 2020 Kd LP-3B Astra Rocket-3