Astra's failed rocket launch reminds us spaceflight can be difficult

Astra’s failed rocket launch reminds us spaceflight can be difficult

An Astra rocket launch from the Cape on Sunday failed.It’s the second time the start-up was unable to put satellites into orbit. It’s known as the ‘little rocket’ as the Astra Venture-class vehicle is much smaller than the other private space companies’ rockets like SpaceX and Blue Origin. On Sunday’s mission, California-based Astra was due …

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