Astra Space Expands To Florida

SLC-46 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station.
Credit: John Kraus/Astra Space (with permission)
CAPE CANAVERAL—After reaching orbit on its fourth try from Alaska, startup Astra Space will debut commercial launch services from Florida beginning in January. Astra’s first flight from Space Launch Complex-46 (SLC-46) at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station will be for NASA under a $3.9 million...
Irene Klotz

Irene Klotz is Senior Space Editor for Aviation Week, based in Cape Canaveral. Before joining Aviation Week in 2017, Irene spent 25 years as a wire service reporter covering human and robotic spaceflight, commercial space, astronomy, science and technology for Reuters and United Press International.

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