Footage from 2020 shows Astra rocket exploding during prelaunch testing


This post is by Aria Alamalhodaei from TechCrunch


Footage obtained by TechCrunch shows the catastrophic ending that Astra’s Rocket 3.0 suffered during prelaunch testing in March 2020. The explosion, which occurred at Alaska’s Pacific Spaceport Complex, was simply reported as an “anomaly” at the time, an industry term for pretty much any issue that deviates from the expected outcome. “I can confirm we […] © 2024 TechCrunch. All rights reserved. For personal use only.